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Some years back, I did a project for a company whose weekly schedule went something like this:

Monday: 8:30-12:00 - Weekly MMM (Monday Morning Meeting) to assign and prioritize tasks to be accomplished this week. Everyone's presence required!

Monday: 1:00PM-3:30 - Sales goals and prioritization for this week. All department heads, technical and support people required to attend.

Tuesday: 8:00AM - Emergency meeting to analyze customer's problem reported Monday. All departments heads, technical and support people must attend to determine who will fix problem.

Tuesday: 1:00PM - "Hot" sales call pre-call meeting to plan sales call meeting. All Dept. heads, technical and support people required.

Wednesday: 7:30AM - Emergency meeting to provide sale call support. All Dept heads.....

Wednesday: 1:00PM - "Quick" meeting to check on week's progress. All Dept.....

Wednesday: 4:00PM - "Who's available for overtime" meeting. All.....

Thursday: 7:15AM - "Why isn't anything getting done" meeting. All....

Thursday: 12:00PM - Team building luncheon. Meal and drinks provided by company. EVERYBODY requi.....

Friday: 7:00AM - "What can we do to improve productivity meeting?" All...

Friday: 1:00PM - Emergency meeting to determine who will be working this weekend to catch up. All......

Friday: 3:00PM - "So-and-so's going away party." Must attend!

I might be exaggerating a touch, but some days I spent as much as 7-8 hours in meetings which had little or no bearing on my assignment. Typical week averaged about 20-25 hours in meetings, usually during prime productive time.

Their idea was that "inclusion" was important and "everybody's ideas" were welcome (but they didn't really want to hear them.)
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