The Complete Idiot's Guide to Etiquette

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Alpha Books, 2000 - Reference - 314 pages

Mary Mitchell, Ms. Demeanor herself, takes you through Y2K and beyond with The Complete Idiot's Guide to Etiquette, Second Edition. Topics covered include gifts and e-commerce: can you "wrap" an electronic gift?, telecommuting and the home office: the impact on family and friends, and volunteering: the fine line between being Mother Theresa and Lady Bountiful. This title also includes an updated section on weddings, plus tips from the expert on dining on the run, takeout, new tipping systems, and manners at Mickey D's. Other topics include privacy, diversity, and harassment issues on the job, E-mail etiquette and computer manners, and saying the right thing--is small talk dead?

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About the author (2000)

Mary Mitchell, the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Business Etiquette; Dear Ms. Demeanor; The Young Parent's Etiquette Guide; and The First Five Minutes: How to Make a Great First Impression in Any Business, is the founder of Uncommon Courtesies, a consulting firm that helps corporations and individuals hone their personal interaction skills. She is also president of The Mitchell Organization, a training and consulting company. Her column, "Dear Ms. Demeanor," is nationally syndicated. She lives in Philadelphia.

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