Roberta's rules of order: sail through meetings for stellar results without the gavel : a guide for nonprofits and other teams

Front Cover
Jossey-Bass, Jan 20, 2004 - Business & Economics - 305 pages
0 Reviews
This one-of-a-kind book challenges nonprofit leaders (and anyone who runs meetings) to retire Robert's Rules of Order and adopt a simpler, friendlier, and more effective method for conducting meetings--Roberta's Rules of Order. Using traditional sailing ships as a metaphor, meetings and governance expert Alice Collier Cochran helps groups make the journey from the "shore" that represents the culture of Robert's Rules--procedural formality, debate, simple majority rule--to the opposite "shore" of Roberta's Rules--informality, dialogue, and decision-making options. In doing so, she helps them to conduct friendlier, more effective meetings and to take the first step toward creating flexible, democratic organizations.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Contents

Shifting Shores from Roberts Rules to Robertas
15
Rescuing Democratic Principles from
21
Developing Proposals Before Launching Motions
33
Copyright

12 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

Alice Collier Cochran, an independent consultant, conducts workshops on Roberta’s Rules of Order for nonprofit management support organizations such as BoardSource, CompassPoint, and Marin Nexus in California. She has been a member of the board of the San Francisco chapters of the American Society for Training and Development, the Bay Area Organization Development Network, and the local Guild of the International Association of Facilitators.

Bibliographic information