How to Effectively Schedule Meetings with Attendants from Different Timezones?

Time Management
Knowledge Center

Forum

New Topic

Ignatius D
Manager, India

How to Effectively Schedule Meetings with Attendants from Different Timezones?

When team members or stakeholders are based in different world regions in different timezones it is hard to manage time effectively.
For example the US (Eastern Standard Time) and India (Indian Standard time). There are cases when I have to get stakeholders from both timezones to attend important meetings but only a very short time slot is available which suits both geographies. 1-2 hours is the only overlapping time during which meetings can be scheduled, but all stakeholders, people with busy schedules, might not be available during this time.
Any ideas or practical suggestions from those who have faced a similar situation? Many thanks.

  Ignatius D
Manager, India
 

Scheduling Meetings with People from Different Timezones

Hi all, please feel free to add your valuable opinions and views on this so that we get to know the best practices around the globe which will help everyone. Feel free to share any scenario where you have faced similar issues. I am looking forward to it.

  Molokanova
Professor, Ukraine
 

Scheduling Meetings with People

Unfortunately, time is the single most scarce reso (...)

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
 

How to Make People Attend a Meeting

Here are a few more ideas to get people to attend (...)

Participate and leave a comment
Exchanging your ideas stimulates your personal and professional development. And you can help other people! More info.

Start a new forum topic

 

More on Time Management
Summary
Forum
The Role of Subject Knowledge in Time Management
Dealing with Distractions
Why Time Management? Reasons and Benefits
How to Create Awareness for Time Management
🔥Practical Time Management for Managers (Shimkin)
Time Management Quotations / Quotes
How to Effectively Schedule Meetings with Attendants from Different Timezones?
Should Employees have more Sense of Urgency?
Success Conditions for Time Management
Best Practices
Personal Energy Management
Time Management Laws | Principles of Time Management
The Getting Things Done (GTD) Method (David Allen)
The Time/Utility Matrix for Prioritizing What to Learn
3 Steps and Tips to Say: No
Personal Time Management and the Pomodoro Technique
Basic Prioritization Skills Within the Work Environment are Lacking These Days
I Prefer Work Management: Managing to Work in the Available Time
The Ivy Lee Method: The Simplest Productivity Technique?
Time Management by Effective Delegation
Individual Differences in Applying Time Management Techniques
The 18 Minute Technique to Plan your Day
Group Time Management Excercise: Time Bandits
Consider a Virtual Management Assistant
Tips to Motivate Yourself for Boring Tasks, Untimed Tasks and Ones you don't Like
Special Interest Group

Are you interested in Time Management? Sign up for free

Notify your students

Copy this into your study materials:

and add a hyperlink to:

Link to this discussion

Copy this HTML code to your web site:

Time Management
Knowledge Center



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2021 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.8 - Last updated: 21-6-2021. All names of their owners.