Webster's New World Robert's Rules of Order Simplified and Applied, 2nd Edition

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This is the clearest, most useful guide to parliamentary procedure, now with new information on effective and reliable procedures for nominations, elections, ballots, balloting, and ballot counting.

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Overview

This is the clearest, most useful guide to parliamentary procedure, now with new information on effective and reliable procedures for nominations, elections, ballots, balloting, and ballot counting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764563997
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 289,931
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Robert McConnell Productions is a multimedia company providing simplified information about parliamentary procedure in the form of videos, books, magazine articles, and a website: http://parli.com, which was the first Web site about parliamentary procedure on the Internet. The company also makes and markets videos about France, Russia, and Cuba, and produces custom-made videos for corporate clients. Robert McConnell Productions has been in business since 1993.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

PART I: Meetings and Organizations.

1. The Basics.

2. The Order of a Business Meeting.

3. Presenting Business to the Assembly.

4. Debating the Motion.

5. Voting.

PART II: Motions Simplified.

6. Motions.

7. Using Subsidiary Motions to Help Adopt a Main Motion.

8. Using Privileged Motions.

9. Using Incidental Motions.

10. Using Motions That Bring a Question Again Before the Assembly.

PART III: Membership.

11. Officers.

12. Nominations and Elections.

13. Committees.

14. The Role of the Member.

15. Discipline.

PART IV: Meetings and Strategies.

16. Meetings.

17. Strategies for Individual Motions Illustrated.

18. Most Frequently Asked Questions.

PART V: Governing Documents.

19. Various Types of Governing Documents.

20. Bylaws.

PART VI: Appendices.

Appendix A: Correct Parliamentary Terminology.

Appendix B: Meeting Script.

Appendix C: Sample Minutes.

Appendix D: Steps in Making a Motion.

Appendix E: Ranking of Motions.

Appendix F: A History.

Appendix G: Who Was Henry Robert?

Appendix H: National Organizations.

Appendix I: Motions That Take a Majority Vote.

Appendix J: Motions That Take a Two-Thirds Vote.

Index.

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