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Meetings in the USA: survey results are out!

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By Charles, January 18, 2018
Survey conducted by Klaxoon & Propeller Insight shows the big trends in American Meetings.

What employees want: more collaboration!

57% This is the percentage of people admitting they need help from their colleagues in their work. A Klaxoon-Propeler Insight study highlights the close relationship between professional performance and teamwork. An appetite for teamwork that translates as a growing need to have more meetings.  Whether it is to make decisions or share information, meetings are popular. 58% of those surveyed have seen their number of requests for meetings increase between 2016 and 2017. Managers are especially concerned, with over 70% more requests. During this same period, 67% replied that they collaborated more.

Involve teams to boost engagement

American companies face recurring challenges that impact their meeting performance. Lack of concentration, poor debates, remote teams feeling isolated; 29% of those surveyed admit to do other projects during meetings. This can be explained by a lack of participation that results in losing interest and engagement. More than a third of participants say that their attention drops when they are not participating.

Meetings: essential to business

Far from alarming discourse, these figures highlight the strong desire of teams to stray from classic models of top-down meetings towards moments of collaboration, sharing, and interacting. The most successful companies have understood that meetings are essential because nothing can stop a team that collaborates effectively.

Survey results on this infographic:

 

survey conducted by Klaxoon on meetings in america

Charles
By Charles, Head of Marketing International
Charles is Head of International Marketing at Klaxoon since 2016. Passionate about the Future of Work, Digital Transformation, and all things Brittany, he can either be found criss-crossing the US attesting to the power of a collaborative workplace, drinking coffee on the Klaxoon Campus, or sailing in the Golfe de Morbihan.