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The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly. [1]

70 relations: Agenda (meeting), American Psychological Association, Anthony S. Fell, Apple Inc., Board of directors, British National Corpus, Censure, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, Chairman of the Communist Party of China, Chambers Dictionary, Chambers Harrap, Chief executive officer, Committee, Declare the chair vacant, Deliberative assembly, Douglas Flint, European corporate law, Executive director, Floor (legislative), Ford Motor Company, FranklinCovey, George H. W. Bush, German company law, Google, Hewlett-Packard, HSBC, Larry Ellison, Leadership, Leonard Sachs, Mao Zedong, Master of ceremonies, Meeting, Moderator (town official), Motion (parliamentary procedure), Music hall, National Association of Parliamentarians, New Zealand Parliament, Non-executive director, Oracle Corporation, Oxford English Dictionary, Parliament of the United Kingdom, Parliamentary procedure, Parliamentary procedure in the corporate world, President (corporate title), Pro tempore, Quorum, Recognition (parliamentary procedure), Robert's Rules of Order, Royal Bank of Canada, Sexism, ..., Speaker (politics), Spokesperson, State of the Union, Steve Case, Ted Turner, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Good Old Days (UK TV series), The New York Times, The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, The Wall Street Journal, Toronto Star, United Kingdom company law, United Press International, United States corporate law, United States House of Representatives, United States Senate, Vice president, Vladimir Lenin, WarnerMedia, World Schools Style debate. Expand index (20 more) »

Agenda (meeting)

An agenda is a list of meeting activities in the order in which they are to be taken up, beginning with the call to order and ending with adjournment.

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American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States, with around 117,500 members including scientists, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students.

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Anthony S. Fell

Anthony S. Fell, OC is a Canadian businessman who was formerly Chairman and CEO of RBC Dominion Securities (RBC DS), the corporate and investment banking subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC).

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Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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Board of directors

A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

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British National Corpus

The British National Corpus (BNC) is a 100-million-word text corpus of samples of written and spoken English from a wide range of sources.

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A censure is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.

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Chairman of the Central Military Commission

The Chairman of the Central Military Commission has overall responsibility for the Central Military Commission, serving as the commander-in-chief of the People's Liberation Army.

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Chairman of the Communist Party of China

The Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China was the head of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

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Chambers Dictionary

The Chambers Dictionary (TCD) was first published by William and Robert Chambers as Chambers's English Dictionary in 1872.

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Chambers Harrap

Chambers Harrap Publishers (Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd) is a reference publisher formerly based in Edinburgh, Scotland, which held the property rights of the venerable W.R. Chambers Publishers and its competitor George G. Harrap and Company (founded: 1901).

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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A committee (or "commission") is a body of one or more persons that is subordinate to a deliberative assembly.

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Declare the chair vacant

In disciplinary procedures, the motion to declare the chair vacant is used as a remedy to misconduct or dereliction of duty by the chair of a deliberative assembly, when the rules allow it.

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Deliberative assembly

A deliberative assembly is a gathering of members (of any kind of collective) who use parliamentary procedure to make decisions.

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Douglas Flint

Sir Douglas Jardine Flint, CBE is a British banking businessman, serving as Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings from 2010 to 2017.

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European corporate law

European corporate law is a part of European Union law, which concerns the formation, operation and insolvency of corporations in the European Union.

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Executive director

An executive director is a chief executive officer (CEO) or managing director of an organization, company, or corporation.

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Floor (legislative)

The floor of a legislature or chamber is the place where members sit and make speeches.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Franklin Covey Co., trading as FranklinCovey, based in West Valley City, Utah, is a provider of time management training and assessment services for organizations and individuals.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

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German company law

German company law (Gesellschaftsrecht) is an influential legal regime for companies in Germany.

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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

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The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) or shortened to Hewlett-Packard was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

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HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin to a hong in Hong Kong.

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Larry Ellison

Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation.

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Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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Leonard Sachs

Leonard Meyer Sachs (26 September 1909 – 15 June 1990) was a South African-British actor.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.

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Master of ceremonies

A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.

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In a meeting, two or more people come together to discuss one or more topics, often in a formal setting.

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Moderator (town official)

A moderator is an official of an incorporated town who presides over the town meeting, and in some cases, other municipal meetings.

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Motion (parliamentary procedure)

In parliamentary procedure as defined in Robert's Rules of Order, a motion is a formal proposal by a member of a deliberative assembly that the assembly take certain action.

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Music hall

Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.

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National Association of Parliamentarians

The National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) is the largest non-profit association of parliamentarians in the world.

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New Zealand Parliament

The New Zealand Parliament (Pāremata Aotearoa) is the legislature of New Zealand, consisting of the Queen of New Zealand (Queen-in-Parliament) and the New Zealand House of Representatives.

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Non-executive director

A non-executive director (abbreviated to non-exec, NED or NXD) independent director or external director is a member of the board of directors of a company or organisation who does not form part of the executive management team.

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Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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Parliamentary procedure

Parliamentary procedure is the body of rules, ethics and customs governing meetings and other operations of clubs, organizations, legislative bodies and other deliberative assemblies.

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Parliamentary procedure in the corporate world

Parliamentary procedure in the corporate world may follow traditional parliamentary authorities such as Robert's Rules of Order or simpler rules of order considered by some commentators to be more appropriate in the corporate setting.

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President (corporate title)

The President is a leader of an organization, company, community, club, trade union, university or other group.

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Pro tempore

Pro tempore, abbreviated pro tem or p.t., is a Latin phrase which best translates to "for the time being" in English.

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A quorum is the minimum number of members of a deliberative assembly (a body that uses parliamentary procedure, such as a legislature) necessary to conduct the business of that group.

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Recognition (parliamentary procedure)

In parliamentary procedure, recognition, or assignment of the floor, is the exclusive right to be heard at that time by a member of a deliberative assembly.

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Robert's Rules of Order

Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, commonly referred to as Robert’s Rules of Order, RONR, or simply Robert’s Rules, is the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure in the United States.

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Royal Bank of Canada

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is a Canadian multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada by market capitalization.

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Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

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Speaker (politics)

The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.

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A spokesman, spokeswoman or spokesperson is someone engaged or elected to speak on behalf of others.

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State of the Union

The State of the Union Address is an annual message presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, except in the first year of a new president's term.

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Steve Case

Stephen McConnell Case (born August 21, 1958) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and businessman best known as the former chief executive officer and chairman of America Online (AOL).

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Ted Turner

Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III (born November 19, 1938) is an American media mogul and philanthropist.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).

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The Good Old Days (UK TV series)

The Good Old Days is a BBC television light entertainment programme produced by Barney Colehan which ran from 1953 to 1983.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure

The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (formerly the Sturgis Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure by Alice Sturgis) is a book of rules of order.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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United Kingdom company law

The United Kingdom company law regulates corporations formed under the Companies Act 2006.

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United Press International

United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.

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United States corporate law

United States corporate law regulates the governance, finance and power of corporations in US law.

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United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

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United States Senate

The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.

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Vice president

A vice president (in British English: vice-president for governments and director for businesses) is an officer in government or business who is below a president (managing director) in rank.

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Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin (22 April 1870According to the new style calendar (modern Gregorian), Lenin was born on 22 April 1870. According to the old style (Old Julian) calendar used in the Russian Empire at the time, it was 10 April 1870. Russia converted from the old to the new style calendar in 1918, under Lenin's administration. – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist.

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Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.

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World Schools Style debate

World Schools Style debating (or WSS) is a combination of the British Parliamentary and Australia-Asian debating formats, designed to meet the needs of the World Schools Debating Championships tournament.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chairman

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