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Since the late 1800s, Robert's Rules of Order has been used in corporate governance and executive boardrooms. Robert's Rules of Order were designed to properly assemble a group of people, of any size. It's a form of organizing assemblies intelligently. Any group, society, or assembly who adopts Robert's rules has the liberty to adopt their own rules - eventually creating their own book of rules.

This book was written for executives, organizers, parliamentarians, and other organizations to easily understand the fundamentals of Robert's Rules of Order and put them into action.

Here's what you will learn in this book:

  • Robert's Rules: foundation for success
  • Creating bylaws
  • Foundations of a proper meeting
  • Motions explained
  • Creating successful committees
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Get your copy of Robert's Rules: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Practicing Robert's Rules of Order today!

    ©2017 Elliot J. Smith (P)2017 Elliot J. Smith

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    Not for everyone....

    This book is for persons wishing to start a club. It is also very basic.

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    A good source of information about Robert's Rule

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    What other book might you compare Robert's Rules to and why?

    I was able to learn about Robert's Rules: foundation for success, creating bylaws, foundations of a proper meeting and also the role and responsibility. Nothing to compare.

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    A good source of information about Robert's Rule, a standard manual for parliament procedures. If you are someone who is into this kind of topic, then I am sure you will enjoy this book. You will surely know better when watching news or just discussing politics with your friends. A brief but definitive explanation of Robert's Rule.

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    Highly appreciated!!

    Have you listened to any of Mike Norgaard’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This summary not only updates information to the most current level but also manages to synthesize important points in entertaining and useful manner. Nothing to compare of

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    This book was written for executives, organizers, parliamentarians, and other organizations to easily understand the fundamentals of Robert's Rules of Order and put them into action.

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    Robert's Rules is a standard work that anyone who is involved with any type of deliberative organization must be familiar with. One thing I did find strange with this book was that there was no author or executive editor listed. If there was, I would be happy to commend them.The book makes plain that Robert's Rules themselves are intended to help users avoid wasting time. As a person who has been caught up in many long, drawn-out and useless meetings, I appreciated this insight.

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    I get an awesome knowledge from this book

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    The audio version is too good and i love it....for that the print version is not bad it is also amazing...

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    The book is a perfect guide for Robert's Rules and helpful in corporate sector too.

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    I get an awesome knowledge from this book, Robert's Rules of Order Online! According to Robert's Rules of Order, parliamentary procedure is based on the consideration of the rights: of the majority, of the minority (especially a large minority greater than one-third), of individual members, of absentee members, of all of these groups taken together.

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    Know & understand the Robert’s rules.

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    Useful book.. This book helped me to understand the Robert’s Rules so easily because the author “Elliot J. Smith” has described all the points & things so clearly.

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    Very helpful in meetings.The original Robert’s Rules of Order is huge and cumbersome; it’s difficult to find what you’re looking for quickly.It's a revelation of an immense exploration of the Roberts rule, providing practical guiding tips to effectively practicing the rules of order by Roberts. This book was very easy to listen and understand. It's a little dry but definitely, helps you understand.

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    Robert's Rules of Order.....great briefcase book!

    An excellent and detailed guide. I only found one instance not covered by it: What does it take to rescind a previous motion requiring a two thirds vote to pass? The requirements in the book only speak about a motion being rescinded by a two thirds vote if it was not in the agenda of the meeting; but requiring only a majority vote if it was in the agenda of the meeting. Otherwise, this book covers everything and is an essential guide to parliamentary proceedings. This is the book that is a must have for your library. Other parliamentary procedure books make it easy to understand, but this is foundation book. It is small enough to travel with you and very easy to listen. You don't really need any "quick find" or "condensed" versions.

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    This book helped me learn Robert's Rules in record

    This book helped me learn Robert's Rules in record time! I was able to look prepared for a meeting the next day and understand how to orchestrate a meeting following basic Robert's Rules.The book is clearly written overview that clearly lists the steps one should take to set up and run meetings using Robert's Rules.This is a great book if you have any questions about how to run meetings or organizations. I bought this book because I am now the president of a local organization which follows.. This book is really amazing.

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    Very good explanatory guide.

    Pretty easy to follow so far. As they state, this book isn't a comprehensive coverage of Robert's Rules, but it gives you the main points and references on where to find more specific information in the actual Robert's Rules book. A simple way to look at the complexities of parliamentary procedure and how to put them to good use. Wonderful for small groups and organizations who need to put order into their meetings without a formality of governmental organizations. A way to take some shortcuts and still maintain order in your organization.

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    Such A Helpful Book

    If you belong to any committee - be it a homeowners association, PTA, or any club, this book is so essential. It can save you time and energy by giving you guidelines for conducting meetings of any kind. This wonderful guide book can help in any situation you find at meetings - from being bullied or being dictated to or not understanding by-laws. This is a professional book that is made reader-friendly. It's written by a Professional Registered Parliamentarian and includes everything you need to run a successful meeting. HIGHLY recommended. I'm so glad I have this! Very helpful for our homeowners association meetings!

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    Great introduction to Parliamentary Procedure

    You can't go wrong with Robert's Rules of order although I would strongly suggest if you are not already familiar with Robert's Rules that you get Robert's Rules of Order in brief in addition. A bit overwhelming, but absolutely essential for anyone who is serving on publicly appointed boards and commissions. Great book if you want a quick intro to all procedures/rules. But incomplete without the purchase of the more elaborate version. When used together its great!