A teleconference is a cost-effective conference with participants in different locations linked by telecommunication devices. Teleconferences are live and two-way, good for generating debate and discussion, particularly when questions are invited in advance.
Advantages of Teleconferencing
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- Reduces Travel
One of the most-apparent benefits of teleconferencing is reduced travel. Businesses with multiple offices and federal governmental agencies with state offices can hold discussions, share critical information and conduct other meetings with employees through teleconferencing.
- Saves Time
Teleconferencing frees up time for company executives to finish tasks and execute assigned roles in their own locations or home bases. Time saved from reduced travel can be used more productively.
- Streamlines Costs
During economic downturns, teleconferencing sees a resurgence in popularity as an effective communication and interaction tool. Companies report significant savings in travel and human resource budgets.
- Enhances Productivity
Teleconferencing allows dispersed employees to communicate with coworkers at headquarters, conduct long-distance meetings and strategic discussions, and share grievances and other human resource issues. Better employee engagement, understanding of roles and effective use of time lead to enhanced productivity.
- Short-Notice Scheduling
Teleconferencing systems and toll-free, dial-in access facilities make it possible for companies to schedule short-notice or ad-hoc employee teleconferencing meetings or discussions.
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