Modern Rules of Order / Edition 3

Modern Rules of Order / Edition 3

by Donald A. Tortorice
     
 

ISBN-10: 1590317920

ISBN-13: 9781590317921

Pub. Date: 09/25/2007

Publisher: American Bar Association

This new edition of an ABA best-seller will provide anyone who conducts meetings with an easy framework for efficiency and fairness. With a system that is easy to implement, this book is organized in an intuitive fashion to make it easy to refer to for guidance during a meeting. The framework is perfect for any organization looking to adapt them as a starting point

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This new edition of an ABA best-seller will provide anyone who conducts meetings with an easy framework for efficiency and fairness. With a system that is easy to implement, this book is organized in an intuitive fashion to make it easy to refer to for guidance during a meeting. The framework is perfect for any organization looking to adapt them as a starting point for their own customized bylaws. The book is fully indexed, and contains charts helpful for handling tricky situations at a glance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590317921
Publisher:
American Bar Association
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.16(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author ix

Introduction xi

Rule 1 Role of the chair xiv

Rule 2 The Rules and Governing Law xiv

Chapter 1 Rules of Order 1

Rule 1 Role of the Chair 1

Rule 2 The Rules and Governing Law 1

Rule 3 The Agenda 2

Rule 4 Convening the Meeting 2

Rule 5 Special Officers 2

Rule 6 Approval of Minutes and Reports as Submitted 3

Rule 7 General Discussion 3

Rule 8 General Principles for Discussion or Debate 4

Rule 9 General Consensus or Sense of the Meeting 4

Rule 10 Use of Motion Practice 5

Rule 11 Motion Practice 5

Rule 12 Motion Practice and Precedence 6

Rule 13 Elections 10

Rule 14 Adjournment 10

Rule 15 Minutes 11

Chapter 2 Discussion of the Rules 13

Rule 1 Role of the Chair 13

Rule 2 The Rules and Governing Law 14

Rule 3 The Agenda 15

Rule 4 Convening The Meeting 16

Rule 5 Special Offers 17

Rule 6 Approval of Minutes and Reports as Submitted 18

Rule 7 General Discussion 19

Rule 8 General Principles for Discussion or Debate 20

Rule 9 General Consensus or the Sense of the Meeting 21

Rule 10 Usage of Motion Practice 22

Rules 11 and 12 Motion Practice and Precedence, Unnecessary Motions 23

Rule 13 Elections 32

Rule 14 Adjournment 34

Rule 15 Minutes 34

Chapter 3 Typical Meeting Agendas 37

Chapter 4 Discussion of Minutes, and General Guidelines for the Conduct of Meetings 41

Chapter 5 Typical Minutes 47

Index 57

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