Meeting Procedures

Author: James Lochrie
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810844230
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Meeting Procedures will prove to be a valuable resource for many nonprofit organizations and professional associations. Using a jargon-free presentation, Lochrie emphasizes the basic principles of meetings, clearly shows how meetings can be conducted efficiently, and introduces readers to the use of modern technology in meetings.

The Complete Guide to Robert s Rules of Order Made Easy

Author: Rita Cook
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601382596
Format: PDF, Docs
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"This book outlines the traditional rules, such as a quorum, abstention votes, amendments, and debates. You will also learn how to conduct meetings, conferences, seminars, and much more. Moreover, this book will help you bring your business into the 21st century. With technology rapidly changing and the Internet being a larger presence in the business world than ever, this book teaches you how to utilize Robert's Rules in conjunction with technology to conduct meetings online, create Web seminars, and send e-mail" -- Cover, p. 4.

Notes and Comments on Robert s Rules Fourth Edition

Author: Jim Slaughter
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809332167
Format: PDF
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While Robert’s Rules of Order has long been the standard guide to parliamentary procedure, many readers find the manual too daunting and complex to utilize its full potential. In Notes and Comments on "Robert’s Rules", fourth edition, authors Jim Slaughter, Gaut Ragsdale, and Jon Ericson skillfully guide users through the intricate pathways of the latest edition of Robert’s Rules, transforming the often intimidating parliamentary guidebook into an easy-to-use tool. Notes and Comments explains in simple terms the individual motions found in Robert’s Rules, presents extensive tips and suggestions regarding possible modifications to Robert’s practices; allows readers to witness the vigorous debate about the rules within the notes section; and compares major parliamentary authorities. A reader-friendly question-and-answer format provides immediate solutions to the most common quandaries that arise during the meeting process, and a card featuring simplified charts of parliamentary motions is available for the user’s quick reference. An essential volume for members of nonprofits, voluntary associations, unions, condo and homeowner associations, student organizations, and government bodies, Notes and Comments on “Robert’s Rules” makes parliamentary procedure accessible to meeting participants as never before. Each section of this authoritative, straightforward guide is designed to empower participants with the confidence and knowledge necessary to navigate any meeting, large or small, with the utmost efficiency. 2013 Winner of the Phifer Award from the National Communication Association

The Everything Robert s Rules Book

Author: Barbara Campbell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160550470X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Get your meeting attendees to play by the rules! Have you ever been to a meeting that dissolved into utter chaos? Or attended a meeting that seemed unfocused and unproductive? Robert's Rules of Order have been the standard of parliamentary procedure for business and civic organizations since 1876. The Everything Robert's Rules Book fully explains Robert's Rules and shows you how to apply them to today's social and business meeting situations. Features clear explanation of: Types of meetings and their rules Proper voting procedures The rules of debate When and how to use motions Proper minute-taking Standards for teleconferencing and e-mailing The Everything Robert's Rules Book is your one-stop reference to holding productive, successful meetings.