In the spirit of yesterday’s post on cooperation, collaboration and communication, here’s some common ground upon which I think we can all agree. The conference call has now become one of the most used, most helpful and most maddening parts of our professional lives. Here’s a great little video translating the odd behaviors of the conference call into real life. Happy Friday.

David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He serves on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.

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John Cleese has a very funny series of training videos which include ‘The Conference’. Not at all dated and highly recommended.

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