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Robert's Rules for Dummies

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Discover why Robert's Rules "rule"If you belong to any type of organization--from school board to garden club to bowling league to trade association--chances are this book can save you many boring meeting minutes. This friendly guide translates "Robert's Rules of Order, " the essential guide for conducting meetings of all types, into principles you can understand and apply ...more
ebook, 416 pages
Published June 25th 2012 by For Dummies (first published December 1st 2004)
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Peter Krol
Some may think me crazy, but I LOVED this book! I read it to help me better grasp Robert's Rules so that I could more usefully participate in our presbytery meetings.

I was fascinated by how Robert's Rules is really set up to serve a deliberative body. I have always thought of Robert's Rules as being unnecessarily constricting. I certainly think that there are times when RR are more hurt than help; but I can see more now how useful they can be when a large body of people need to make business dec
I am on page 25 of this. It is a typical Dummies book. After reading the other Robert's Rules book, I believe this is superfluous. Nevertheless, it is okay so far.

Frankly, if one is going to bone up on Robert's Rules, reading the primary source is probably more useful than a Dummies book. This book, however, was helpful in highlighting several things that are good for one who is involved in formal business structures.

The emphasis was properly placed upon using Robert's Rules to preserve the
Douglas Dollars
Apart from Robert’s Rules not being available at the library at the time, I don’t know why I got a “For Dummies” book. Robert’s Rules is brief and doesn’t require this For Dummies title. This book is actually less clear than the book requiring its supposed purpose.
Easy to read and to find the topic of interest. It is helpful to have Robert's Rules Newly Revised to go with it. It is hard to say I "finished" the book since I will keep referring to it, but I have gone through it all.
Nice resource when you don't want to slog through the "official" book.
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