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Webster's New World Robert's rules of order : simplified and applied
Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1837-1923. Robert's rules of order.
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hungry Minds, [2001]

Physical Description:
xx, 409 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Added Corporate Author:
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Clearfield Library JF515 .W42 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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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.

Author Notes

Robert McConnell Productions is a multimedia company providing simplified information about parliamentary procedure in the form of videos, books, magazine articles, and a website: , 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."

Table of Contents

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

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