Author: Henry M. Robert
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Release Date: 2008-08
Genre: Political Science
Robert's Rules of Order is the informal short title of a book containing rules of order intended to be adopted for use by a deliberative assembly. The rules are widely used in the United States and Canada.
Author: Rita Cook
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics
"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 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
Author: C. Alan Jennings, PRP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2016-04-18
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.
A revised and updated edition of the clearest, most useful guide to parliamentary procedure This essential and authoritative resource, based on the principles originally laid out in the classic Robert’s Rules of Order, explains the often-confusing rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows how to apply them practically and effectively. Among its helpful features are sample scripts to help figure out what to say while conducting meetings, hands-on examples to show how the rules are applied, and timesaving tips to help make meetings more efficient. This thoroughly revised and updated user-friendly reference includes an ample index and cross-references for finding information quickly and easily. A completely new chapter on homeowners’ associations covers restrictions, obligations, proxy voting, and covenants.
Author: Alice Sturgis
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
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.
Author: Arnold Mindell
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
Release Date: 2002-11-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Most of us are terrified of conflict, says Arnold Mindell, PhD, author of fifteen books and internationally recognized for his innovative synthesis of Jungian therapy, dreams, and bodywork. But we needn't be. His burning passion is to create groups and organizations where everyone looks forward to group processes instead of fearing them. He calls this the deep democracy of open forums, where all voices, thoughts, and feelings are aired freely, especially the ones nobody wants to hear. Since 1992, one of Mindell's prime interests has been the bringing of deeper awareness to group conflicts. Conflict work without reference to altered states of consciousness is like a flu shot for someone in a manic or depressed state of consciousness. Most group and social problems cannot be well facilitated or resolved without access to the dreamlike and mystical atmosphere in the background. The key is becoming aware of it. Mindell introduces a new paradigm for working in groups, from 3 to 3,000, based on awareness of the flow of signals and events. You can take the subtlest of signals indicating the onset of emotions such as fear, anger, hopelessness, and other altered states, and use them to transform seemingly impossible problems into uplifting community experiences. As Mindell explains, "I share how everyone--people in schools and organizations, communities and governments--can use inner experiences, dreaming, and mysticism, in conjunction with real methods of conflict management, to produce lively, more sustainable, conscious communities."