Infographic: Executives say 67 percent of meetings are failures

This infographic says it’s because meetings are poorly planned, attendees multitask and remote attendees miss critical information. Do you agree?

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In the United States, 25 million meetings take place every day.

In an ideal world, that would be a good thing. That would mean that organizations were getting things done and making things happen.

However, we do not live in an ideal world. We live in a world where, according to an infographic from Fuze, executives consider 67 percent of meetings to be failures. In fact, more than $37 billion is spent on unproductive meetings each year.

Why are meetings so unproductive? The graphic lists three reasons:

1. People multitask. More than 90 percent (92 percent) of people admit to multitasking in meetings.

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