The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.
Key Concepts in Public Relations:
- Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use overview to the field
- Covers over 150 central concepts in PR
- Paves the way for students to tackle primary texts
- Grounds students in both practice and theory
- Takes it further with recommended reading
Annual General Meeting
An annual general meeting, commonly abbreviated as AGM, is a meeting that official bodies and associations involving the public, including companies and shareholders, are typically required to hold by law.
An AGM is generally held every year to inform members of previous and future business activities. These past and future activities are documented in an annual report that outlines every aspect of company performance for the previous 12 months. In organisations run by volunteers or a paid committee, [Page 24]the AGM is generally the forum for the election of officers or representatives for the organisation. Where an issue arises at an irregular interval and cannot wait until the next AGM, an extraordinary general meeting can be called (commonly abbreviated as EGM). It ...