Robert s Rules For Dummies

Author: C. Alan Jennings, PRP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119241751
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Genre: Reference

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 Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure 4th Edition

Author: Alice Sturgis
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071420576
Release Date: 2000-12-28
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Parliamentary Law at a Glance

Author: Ethel C. Utter
Publisher: Contemporary Books
ISBN: 0809288915
Release Date: 1986-10
Genre: Parliamentary practice.

Make your meetings more and productive with the quick reference guide to parliamentary law that has served successful leaders for more than a generation.

Robert s Rules of Order

Publisher: William Morrow & Company
ISBN: 0688053068
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Political Science

A handbook on parliamentary procedure for organizations, includes information on conducting business meetings, presenting motions, controlling debates and voting

Robert s Rules in Plain English 2e

Author: Doris P. Zimmerman
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780060787790
Release Date: 2005-09-20
Genre: Reference

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.

The Guerrilla Guide to Robert s Rules

Author: Nancy Sylvester
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592575692
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Political Science

A professional parliamentarian furnishes an insider's guide to the rules of parliamentary procedure and shares a host of tips, tricks, and techniques for working with Robert's Rules to get one's ideas heard and agendas and proposals passed. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Robert s Rules of Order

Author: Henry M. Robert
Publisher: Jove Publications
ISBN: 0515090328
Release Date: 1986-10
Genre: Reference

Only "Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, " 9th Edition, is the current Robert's Rules of Order.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Robert s Rules 2nd Edition

Author: Nancy Sylvester
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101456309
Release Date: 2010-07-06
Genre: Reference

The whens, hows and whys of keeping order. Robert's Rules have long been the ultimate guide for running meetings and outlining procedures. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Robert's Rules, Second Edition, teaches readers everything from the ladder of motions to how to use Robert's Rules for any size or type of meeting or political caucus. ?This book includes sample minutes, a sample agenda, and scripts for every type of meeting situation ?Includes a complete reproduction of Sylvester's "Basics of Parliamentary Procedure," a handy guide based on Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, as an appendix ?Gives readers a practical one-stop shop in the category - they can buy one book and get a copy of the rules and a book on how to use them

Leading with Compassion

Author: Louay M. Safi
Publisher: Louay Safi
ISBN: 9781432736675
Release Date: 2008-11-26
Genre: Religion

Compassionate leadership is the legacy of those special individuals who were called upon to transform their communities and to bring hope, enlightenment, and justice to places where despair, confusion, and exploitation became entrenched. Prophets and leaders with prophetic vision provided throughout history the example of compassionate leadership where character, competence, and compassion were combined. Leading with Compassion draws on the prophetic tradition to outline the type of leadership capable of inspiring communities, empowering their members, and developing traditions that encourage cooperation and mutual support and help. While examples and lessons are drawn from the prophetic tradition and the American Muslim community settings, the book endeavors to develop a model of leadership that transcends specific religious practices and geographical communities. It attempts to outline a leadership model uniquely suited for leading community based organizations, and for transforming practices and conditions so as to make them more inspiring and nurturing. So while the primary beneficiaries of the book are North American Muslims, all those whose main concern is to empower their communities and uplift its spirit and standards can potentially benefit of this work.