Posts Tagged ‘Henry Martyn Robert’

Which Robert’s Rules should I buy?

Cover of Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised 11th edition

When I first became interested in Robert’s Rules of Order and parliamentary procedure, I toddled off to the bookstore to get myself the book. A thin volume with a purple and green art nouveau cover, proffering Robert’s Rules for the current century, looked like a good bet. I handed over my money and bought it.…

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What are Robert’s Rules and why should we care about them?

photo of Robert impersonator

Henry Martyn Robert, an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, published the original Robert’s Rules of Order in 1876. He wanted to help people who were working together in voluntary groups to run good meetings. Over a century later we still have problems running good meetings. Robert’s Rules and the principles that lie…

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