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30 Cards in this Set

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Ad hoc committee
Group of people assigned on a temporary basis to investigate a particular event or problem that has occurred within the organization.
List of items of business to be presented and/or discussed during a formal meeting.
Audio conference
Formal meeting set up so that several business executives from different geographic locations can "meet" through telephone communications; another term for teleconferencing.
Group of people who are meeting to accomplish a specific task.
Computer conference
Formal meeting set up so participants can use computer terminals to transmit information to other members of the group for either simultaneous or delayed response.
Formal meeting of a group of people with a common purpose.
Use of telephone and computer systems to create networks necessary in order to meet with others without having to leave the office.
Convenience motions
Motions that affect the comfort of the members of the group that is meeting.
Type of conference that is typically sponsored by a professional association.
Data conference
Formal meeting using computers arranged so that two or more participants simultaneously have access to a document for review and editing.
Characteristic of members of a workforce that consists of people with different personal characteristics, physical abilities, and employment opportunities.
Document camera
Smart podium equipment that projects hard copy or transparencies as visuals on a projection screen in front of the room.
Electronic blackboard
Device used with teleconferences to transmit visuals to other locations that consists of a pressure-sensitive blackboard, microphone, and speaker at one location and a television monitor, microphone, and speaker at additional locations as well.
Formal meeting
Meeting planned and scheduled in advance so that participants know ahead of time the agenda items to be presented and discussed.
Glass ceiling
Invisible barrier to advancement to higher-level corporate positions, usually experienced by women and members of minority groups.
Incidental motions
Motions arising from pending questions that must be decided before the question to which the incidental motion pertains is decided
Informal meeting
Discussion by a small number of people (two to five) about a particular business issue or concern.
Technical language pertinent to a specific profession or group.
Main motion
An item of business presented to a group in the form of a motion that has the lowest precedence in rank among all types of motions.
Official report of a meeting that summarizes the business that has been transacted, reports that have been presented and discussed, and any other significant events occurring during the meeting.
Parliamentary procedures
Application of a set of rules and principles for conducting formal meetings efficiently and orderly; appropriate conduct of business meetings as specified in specific references
Formal statement signed by those who are eligible to sign it asking for a specific action to be taken.
Privileged motions
Motions that take precedence over all other motions, such as a motion to take a recess or a motion to adjourn.
Required number of voting members who must be present to transact business
Formal expression of an entire group's appreciation, congratulations, or sympathy directed toward a particular individual or group.
Standing committee
Group of people appointed for a definite term and assigned specific objectives to accomplish within that period of time.
Subsidiary motion
Motion that assists, modifies, or disposes of the main motion and that must be acted on before the group returns to the main motion.
Formal meeting set up so that several business executives from different geographic locations can "meet" through telephone communications. Also called audio conferencing.
Acetate sheet containing an image burned or drawn on it that can be projected on a screen or wall.
Formal meeting set up for a scheduled date and time in which participants are able to communicate with each other by viewing and listening to one another on closed-circuit television.