Robert's Rules in Plain English 2e

A Readable, Authoritative, Easy-to-Use Guide to Running Meetings
Author: Doris P. Zimmerman
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0060787791
Category: Reference
Page: 192
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A revised edition of the bestselling Robert's Rules in Plain English, which still stands as the most concise, most-user friendly guide to parliamentary procedure on the market today. If you've ever had to run a meeting according to parliamentary procedures, you know just how difficult it is to keep track of all the rules, much less follow them. Figuring out what to say and how to say it seems an impossible task. Robert's Rules in Plain English, 2nd edition, is the solution to that problem. Not only does it provide you with the essential, basic rules in simple, straightforward English, it also includes summaries, outlines, charts, and sample dialogues so you can see exactly how these rules work in practice. With an extended glossary and new chapters on electronic meetings and internet usage, Robert's Rules in Plain English, 2nd edition, is an authoritative, modern guide to running a meeting successfully and keeping it on track.

Robert's Rules For Dummies


Author: C. Alan Jennings, PRP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119241758
Category: Reference
Page: 432
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Your no-nonsense guide to making sense of Robert's Rules The classic Robert's Rules of Order has a proven track record of helping membership groups apply codes of conduct to serve as a parliamentary authority within a given assembly. Unfortunately, when read on its own, it can prove to be unclear and hard to follow for many organizations—and that's where this friendly guide comes in. This new edition of Robert's Rules For Dummies demystifies the often-confusing rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows you how to apply them within your organization in a practical and effective way. From procedures for proper nominations to handling elections and ballots, from conducting meetings online to voting by mail and email—and everything in between—this hands-on, plain-English guide makes it easier to apply the information in the most recent version of the rules handbook so you and your organization can start benefiting from it today. Contains updated content that conforms to changes in business meetings, including special rules for making group decisions in both real-time and non-real-time environments Covers new timesaving tips to make meetings more efficient in a world where everyone is pressed for time Provides sample agendas, minutes, scripts, and more Includes interactive online material for readers on the go If you want to keep meetings organized, efficient, and on track, Robert's Rules For Dummies has you covered.

The Complete Guide to Robert's Rules of Order Made Easy

Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply
Author: Rita Cook
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601382596
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 286
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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.

Robert's Rules of Order In Action: How to Participate in Meetings with Confidence


Author: Randi Minetor
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.
ISBN: 162315622X
Category: Self-Help
Page: N.A
View: 317
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How to Get Things Done in a Meeting The official edition of Robert’s Rules of Order is 2 inches thick and 816 pages long. But if you want to participate with total confidence in your next assembly, you only need 100 pages. These 100 pages. Robert’s Rules of Order in Action puts the most important parliamentary rules, terms, and examples at your fingertips. When the clock is ticking, and you need to make a privileged motion or demand an appeal, this book gives you the right answers in the shortest time. Featuring: • All of the essential rules for Meetings, Motions, Debates, and Voting • Reference tabs so you can plan your next move quickly • Example scripts so you’ll know exactly what to say • A brief history of Robert’s Rules • Concise glossary With Robert’s Rules of Order in Action you can feel at ease and in command at your next assembly.

Webster's New World Robert's Rules of Order Simplified and Applied


Author: Robert McConnell Productions
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544236033
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 388
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Presents the rules of parliamentary procedure designed to help meetings run more smoothly and efficiently.

Robert's Rules of Order


Author: BarCharts, Inc.,Shakespeare Squared
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 9781423216674
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 6
View: 8447
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Everything you need to know about parliamentary procedure in terms of organizing and running different types of meetings can be found in this comprehensive 3-panel guide. All of the guidelines featured in the original Robert's Rules of Order publication--from key definitions to step-by-step meeting procedures--are described in up-to-date detail through BarCharts' handy color-coded format.

The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, 4th Edition


Author: Alice Sturgis
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071420570
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 285
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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.

Meeting Procedure Fundamentals

Based on Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised
Author: Harold E. Corbin
Publisher: Booktango
ISBN: 1468903691
Category: Reference
Page: N.A
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Have you attended meetings that are chaotic, seem to go on forever, and ultimately nothing gets accomplished? Did you think there has to be a better way? Well, there certainly is. Whether the meeting is for a business, fraternal organization, or the local gardening club, an orderly and well run meeting will accomplish more in less time. There will be discussion and debate rather than argument and grandstanding. Meeting Procedure Fundamentals is a basic overview of how to conduct an effective meeting based on Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised. Robert’s is recognized as the authority on parliamentary procedure in the United States. MPF will provide a brief explanation of the following: ? Rules that guide the operation of an organization. ? Some rights of members protected by parliamentary law. ? Usual order of business in a meeting. ? Conduct of business. ? Duties of the presiding officer. ? Duties of the secretary ? Precedence of motions. ? Incidental motions. ? Examples of proper language. ? Glossary. MPF will help you get in, get it done, and get on with your busy life.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Robert's Rules


Author: Nancy Sylvester
Publisher: Alpha
ISBN: 9781615640348
Category: Political Science
Page: 356
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Provides detailed instructions for using Robert's Rules, the long-time standard of rules for running meetings, including basic procedures, the ladder of motions, sample minutes, and scripts for every type of meeting situation.

Notes and Comments on Robert's Rules, Fourth Edition


Author: Jim Slaughter,Gaut Ragsdale,Jon L Ericson
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809332167
Category: Reference
Page: 192
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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

Robert's Rules of Order - Masonic Edition


Author: Michael R. Poll
Publisher: Cornerstone Book Publishers
ISBN: 1887560076
Category: Reference
Page: 212
View: 3813
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Experienced legislators, editors, civic leaders, business executives, and club officers all pronounce "Robert's Rules of Order" the best parliamentary guide in the English language. Its amazing acceptance entitles it to the claim of being the recognized authority in parliamentary law. Now, for the first time, the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to smooth-running meetings has been revised for use in Masonic lodges and appendant bodies. This is a must for every Masonic lodge officer. Includes "The 25 Ancient Landmarks Of Freemasonry" by Albert Mackey and more.

21st Century Robert's Rules of Order


Author: Henry Martyn Robert,Princeton Language Institute,Philip Lief Group
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780440217220
Category: Political Science
Page: 224
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Covers seminars, teleconferencing, and e-mail, fax, and modem communications

Robert's Rules of Order

The Original Manual for Assembly Rules, Business Etiquette, and Conduct
Author: Henry Robert
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781945186400
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 208
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-An American classic . . . Since it appeared in 1876, Robert's has become the go-to guide for conducting parliamentary-style meetings.- --The New York Times

Robert's Rules Of Order 10th Ed Leatherbound Leatherbound


Author: Henry M. Robert
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780738209234
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 800
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Originally published as a slim document in 1896, General Henry M. Robert's guide to smooth, orderly and fairly conducted meetings has sold close to five million copies in ten editions. This tenth edition is the only book containing the officially sanctioned and completely developed Robert's Rules of Order subject matter. Now available in a deluxe leatherbound format with beveled gold edges and a ribbon marker, this classic book will be both the durable and elegant choice for parliamentarians, novice club presidents and committee chairs alike.

Robert's Rules of Order Revised


Author: General Henry M. Robert
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Parliamentary Procedure Fast-Track


Author: Jim Slaughter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1615642730
Category: Reference
Page: 160
View: 3098
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Parliamentary procedure, as outlined in that famous reference Robert's Rules of Order as well as several other procedural rulebooks, is the system that keeps public meetings moving along while allowing everyone to have their fair input. Unfortunately, Robert's is a complex and intimidating reference that new and casual meeting leaders and participants can find overwhelming. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Parliamentary Procedure Fast Track lets readers bypass the arcane language, sort out the complicated system of motions, and get to what they really want to do: preside over and participate in smoothly-run meetings. In this slim volume, readers get: - A quick guide to the different sets of parliamentary procedure and which is most appropriate for the organization - Advice on setting and managing an agenda - The essence of what readers need to know about the most common types of motions - Rules for debates and voting - Forming and working on effective committees - Troubleshooting for meetings gone awry - Quick guidance for writing and submitting minutes

Mason's manual of legislative procedure


Author: Paul Mason,National Conference of State Legislatures,American Society of Legislative Clerks & Secretaries
Publisher: Natl Conference of State
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 707
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Breaking Robert's rules

the new way to run your meeting, build consensus, and get results
Author: Lawrence Susskind,Jeffrey L. Cruikshank
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 222
View: 1243
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Breaking Robert's Rules is the long awaited guide to effective, efficient, and-perhaps most important-non-acrimonious group decision making. Features: Explains the specific problems that prevent a group's progress, Gives solid advice on how groups can move forward without resorting to "majority rules", Outlines the five key steps toward consensus building, Includes a one-page "Handy Guide" and a case study demonstrating how ideas can also be applied in a corporate context, Perfect for formal groups such as committees and boards, as well as informal groups such as church groups, social clubs, neighborhood associations, and ad hoc committees. Book jacket.

Robert's Rules Simplified


Author: Arthur T. Lewis,Henry M. Robert
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113671
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 80
View: 7340
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DIVWho has the floor, and how do you make a motion? What keeps a meeting from collapsing into chaos? This bible of parliamentary procedures transforms complex rules into easy-to-understand basics. /div