Have you ever had a person talk out of turn, raise their hand at a bad time or even ignore you when you ask them to stand up? Why so uncultured and brash? It is because they did not understand parliamentary procedures. These rules help to keep a meeting on time, on agenda, and safe from rouge individuals who wish to derail the meeting with foolish antics. A guidebook can help your organization stand out by providing a baseline framework for things such as member elections, payment of dues, proper motion procedures, organization meeting agendas, and other issues that may arise as a result of serving numerous amounts of people.