Meeting Procedures

Author: James Lochrie
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810844230
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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
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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.

The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure 4th Edition

Author: Alice Sturgis
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071420570
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Already the acclaimed choice of thousands of successful organizations including the American Library Association, the Fourth Edition features an all-new chapter that considers the ways the Internet and other state-of-the-art technologies have rewritten the rules of today’s meetings and conventions. This easy-to-use, paperback volume—the popular alternative to Robert’s Rules—is the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to smooth-running, professional meetings. Alice Sturgis was a practicing parliamentarian and consultant to national and international professional and business organizations. She taught at Stanford University and the University of California.

The Essential Department Chair

Author: Jeffrey L. Buller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118123743
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this second edition of the classic book The Essential Department Chair is comprehensive and up-to-date. The new edition incorporates many timely topics and is now truly more than a guide—it's a much-needed desk reference, a book that includes “everything you need to know to be a department chair.” The book contains a wealth of new case studies and shows new department chairs how the guidelines would perform in a real-life situation.

Notes and Comments on Robert s Rules Fourth Edition

Author: Jim Slaughter
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809332167
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure

Author: Alice Sturgis
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Discusses the presentation and function of different motions, order of buisness, debate procedures, election of officers, operation of committees, adoption of charters and rules, and rights of members of organizations