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Chapter 6. Dealing with Meeting Disruptions

The Facilitator usually has the responsibility of dealing with disruptive or inappropriate behavior, since this is a meeting process issue rather than a meeting content issue. However, if there is no Facilitator, these duties fall to the Leader. In addressing problems during meetings, use a subtle approach initially. People respond to a meaningful glance in their direction or your approaching them to stand directly beside them. If this doesn't work, try some of the vocal interventions listed here.

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