Mad Men depicts advertising agency life as it was decades ago. The practice of creative meetings, like our culture, has evolved. But the aims, conflicts, displays, and compromises in advertising meetings are not markedly different than they were in the 1960s. This article provides some observations regarding creative meetings based on participant observation along with Mad Men examples.
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