A meeting is group communication in action, or a gathering of people for the purpose of making decisions or discussing company objectives and operations. With a defined agenda, set at a particular time, for an established duration, meetings can be productive, engaging, and efficient. It takes place with employees, managers, executives, clients, prospects, suppliers and partners, and anyone else related to the organization, to help resolve conflict and solve complex problems. A meeting is typically headed by a chairperson, and its deliberations are recorded in a written form called minutes. Meetings can occur face-to-face, but through technological development, these meetings can be done through teleconferencing and videoconferencing.