Notes and Comments on Robert's Rules, Fifth Edition

ISBN: 9798218069131
2022, 240 pages
5th edition
Author(s): Jim Slaughter
Product Format: Book
Item #: R9131
Members: USD $18.95
Non-Members: USD $22.95
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Answers You Need Now about Robert’s Rules of Order!
For organizations that follow Robert’s Rule of Order—including nonprofit associations, unions, HOA and condo associations, houses of worship, and governmental bodies—the new Twelfth Edition published in 2020 is your manual. However, at 714 pages of small print, Robert’s can be intimating and confusing.
Notes and Comments on Robert’s Rules, Fifth Edition, makes Robert’s Rules of Order accessible and an easy-to-use tool.
In this authoritative guide, you’ll find questions and answers covering the most misused and asked-about provisions of Robert’s, including those that apply to larger membership meetings.
Other key features include:
✓ Updated page and paragraph references to the latest Robert’s.
✓ Extensive discussion of electronic/virtual/hybrid meetings.
✓ Practical advice from decades of professional experience working with meetings ranging from small community association boards to conventions with 10,000 delegates.
✓ Discussions of why certain provisions are included in Robert’s.
✓ A comparison of Robert’s with other commonly used parliamentary manuals.
✓ Extensive notes exploring parliamentary differences and history, for those who want to know more.
✓ Simplified charts of parliamentary motions for quick reference.
Notes and Comments on Robert’s Rules has received the Phifer Award from the Commission on American Parliamentary Practice, an affiliate of the National Communication Association.
"Whether you preside over meetings or attend them, Notes and Comments, Fifth Edition provides you with the how and why of every aspect of parliamentary procedure and Robert’s Rules of Order. It gives you the knowledge and confidence to get things done and provides you with an understanding of how to run an efficient, effective, and purposeful meeting."
--Becky Pringle, President, National Education Association
About the Author
Jim Slaughter is an attorney, Certified Professional Parliamentarian-Teacher, Professional Registered Parliamentarian, and past president of CAI's College of Community Association Lawyers and the American College of Parliamentary Lawyers. He serves as parliamentarian to the many of the largest associations in the U.S. and is author of four books on running effective meetings, including Robert's Rules of Order Fast Track: The Brief and Easy Guide to Parliamentary Procedure for the Modern Meeting.

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