The picture below shows a simplified maturity model for Meeting Effectiveness. One key rule for discussing current position is that a preceding stage of development has to be complete before a higher stage can be considered.
Utilising a simplified maturity model for your team/attendees first exposure to maturity models has a number of advantages: The discussions can be relatively quick; it is easier to get across the concept; and it provides a simple set of outcomes.
However, as the team matures, they will quickly realise that there are important aspects of meeting effectiveness that are completely missing from the chart. At this point, they will be ready to engage with a more comprehensive model (shown on the right) which can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking this link.
The clinic contains extensive guidance on making progress along the dimensions of the maturity model. A start point for each of the six blocks can be found by clicking the links below: