Replying to LO29221 --
Jan, A few years ago I saw a little handbook titled 'The Rules of
Etiquette'. It was probably published pre WW1. The book described the
way meetings should be run. It seemed intended to be directed at club
meetings, however it also applies to business meetings. The intended
outcome seemed to be to ensure that meetings were run on a democratic
These days we seem to be less concerned with etiquette or even ethics.
I would have thought it was in any organisations interest to operate
"Alan Cotterell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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