Meetings can be frustrating and inefficient. This illustrated step-by-step guide to parliamentary procedures is an expanded version of Bummy's well-known booklet and is the product of his extensive teaching. In four sections he gives crystal-clear explanations and precise illustrations of signs that are indispensable for making meetings work. Section One defines the principles of standard parliamentary procedures and illustrates the signs for each order of business. Section Two explains why the minutes should be kept and the necessary content of minutes. Section Three presents examples of common errors made during a meeting with ways to correct them. Section Four provides a dictionary of traditional and newly created signs for parliamentary procedures. This guide gives you the definitions, signs, procedures, and all the whys and wherefores that can help you make group meetings fulfill their purpose more quickly, more effectively, and more enjoyably than ever before. Softcover, 120 pages.