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Approximately 11 million meetings occur only in the United States each and every day. We commute to work, attend long meetings, and take thousands of notes. So, have you ever thought how much paper is used at every meeting you attend?
According to a study by the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (Forbes, 10/25/93) * The average meeting takes place in the company conference room at 11 in the morning and lasts an hour and 30 minutes
Wainhouse Research has released results of a report conducted by profiling a group of big vendors in the eLearning, web conferencing and video space. Some pretty huge growth is estimated in these areas for the next few years, some of which is mentioned further.
- Americans spend 50 - 70 % of work hours on paperwork - The average worker sends and receives 190 messages per day - 43% of people find it difficult to delegate
Did you know that: * 9 out of 10 people daydream in meetings. * 60% of meeting attendees take notes to appear as if they are listening. * 63% of the time, typical meetings in America do not have prepared agendas. * It takes less than eight seconds for an idea, suggestion, or proposal to be criticized.