The Real Value Proposition

The Real Value Proposition

There’s more to a meeting’s value than the dollars spent in the hotel.

“Business meetings are not the enemy. In terms of making the nation more productive and better off, they are builders, not saboteurs,” wrote lawyer, actor, and economist Ben Stein in a New York Times editorial in March. After all of the AIG-incentive bashing and the all-around scapegoating that meetings — specifically, meetings sponsored by firms taking bailout money under the Troubled Asset Relief Program —

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