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Meeting Terminology By Stephanie and Lauren
Abstain This is when an employee refrains from voting either in favour of or against a motion
Address the Chair This is where an employee wishes to speak but must speak through the chairperson e.g. Mr Chairman
Adjournment This is when fro example if a meeting is running late then it may have to be adjourned until a later date
Amendment This is a change to a proposed motion by adding, deleting or modifying words. This must be proposed, seconded an...
Ballot A written vote with provision for preserving secrecy of each individual’s vote.
Casting Vote An additional vote, usually held by the Chairperson, to enable a decision to be made if the votes when counte...
Majority <ul><li>The greater number of members either vote ‘for’ or ‘against’ a motion.  </li></ul>
Point of Order <ul><li>A query raised by a member regarding the procedure  at a meeting or a query relating to the standin...
ICT in Meetings
Videoconferencing <ul><li>Benefits:  </li></ul><ul><li>Allows organisations to hold meetings with employees from all diffe...
Power Points <ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Using a power point brightens an organisations presentation as they can...
Projector <ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Enables people to see what they are hearing to allow them to visualise the...
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  1. 1. Meeting Terminology By Stephanie and Lauren
  2. 2. Abstain This is when an employee refrains from voting either in favour of or against a motion
  3. 3. Address the Chair This is where an employee wishes to speak but must speak through the chairperson e.g. Mr Chairman
  4. 4. Adjournment This is when fro example if a meeting is running late then it may have to be adjourned until a later date
  5. 5. Amendment This is a change to a proposed motion by adding, deleting or modifying words. This must be proposed, seconded and voted upon.
  6. 6. Ballot A written vote with provision for preserving secrecy of each individual’s vote.
  7. 7. Casting Vote An additional vote, usually held by the Chairperson, to enable a decision to be made if the votes when counted are equally ‘for’ and ‘against’ a motion
  8. 8. Majority <ul><li>The greater number of members either vote ‘for’ or ‘against’ a motion. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Point of Order <ul><li>A query raised by a member regarding the procedure at a meeting or a query relating to the standing orders or constitution, e.g. absence of a quorum. </li></ul>
  10. 10. ICT in Meetings
  11. 11. Videoconferencing <ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>Allows organisations to hold meetings with employees from all different branches through the use of webcams and computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing can cut travel and accommodation costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Time is saved as staff do not need to give up working time for travelling </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Technical issues e.g. communication problems may cost the organisation more money to fix </li></ul><ul><li>Hiring videoconferencing equipment is expensive </li></ul>
  12. 12. Power Points <ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Using a power point brightens an organisations presentation as they can incorporate images and sounds to keep employees attention from fading </li></ul><ul><li>Information can be displayed more clearly through power points </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Computers with the power points may crash and the company might not have a back-up </li></ul><ul><li>a lot of power points could take up valuable space on computers </li></ul>
  13. 13. Projector <ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Enables people to see what they are hearing to allow them to visualise the information more </li></ul><ul><li>Can be cheaper and take up less time than creating power point presentations on computers </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Could be time consuming to set the projector up </li></ul><ul><li>The image projected may not be good quality </li></ul>
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