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Main Title Robert's rules of order, newly revised, in brief /
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Author Title of a Work
Robert, Henry M.
Robert, Henry MRobert's rules of order.
Publisher Da Capo Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 54400356
ISBN 0306813548; 9780306813542; 9780306820199; 0306820196
Subjects Parliamentary practice
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EKCM  JF515.R65 2004 Toastmasters CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 08/10/2015
Edition 1st Da Capo Press ed.
Collation vii, 197 pages ; 18 cm
Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Why have rules? -- The why and wherefore of meeting rules -- So you're going to a meeting -- What happens at a meeting? -- How decisions are made at a meeting: handling motions -- Debate -- Amendments -- Postponing and referring to a committee -- How can a group change its mind? -- Voting and elections -- Voting -- Nominations and elections -- Bylaws and other rules and how to use them -- What are the basic types of rules? -- How are rules enforced and how are they suspended? -- Beyond the basics -- Looking up the rules: how to use Roberts rules of order -- Frequently asked questions -- A summary of motions -- So you've been elected (or appointed) ... -- President or vice-president -- Secretary -- Treasurer -- Board member -- Committee chairman or member -- Convention delegate or alternate -- Appendix A: Handling motions as chair -- Appendix B: When chair stands and sits -- Appendix C: Conducting a meeting as chair -- Appendix D: Table of rules relating to motions -- Appendix E: Words to use as a member. An update of the classic parliamentary rules of order presents the protocol behind the orderly conduct of meetings in clear, concise fashion, offering readers easy access to the most important rules.