Honor & Respect: The Official Guide to Names, Titles, and Forms of Address

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Protocol School of Washington, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 552 pages
"An essential purchase for all libraries." -- Library Journal, December 2008 The book contains more forms of address than are available in any other book. For example, it includes forms for enlisted armed forces personnel as well as officers. It includes forms for former and acting office holders, mid-level state officials such as cabinet secretaries and commissioners, local officials such as sheriffs, chiefs of police, magistrates, and many more.The book also contains forms for many groups never before published. For example forms for American tribal officials, Jehovah's Witnesses, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Shiite and Sunni Muslims, the Salvation Army, U.S. Marshal Service, Texas Rangers, Malaysian and Emirati nobility, and many more are available here to wide audience for the first time.AUDIENCE: Anyone who interacts with officials and wants to do so formally and with confidence. Specific users include executive offices in corporations; companies expanding business internationally; diplomats; protocol officers; elected and appointed federal, state, and municipal officials and their staffs; members of the armed forces; meeting and wedding planners; hosts to international visitors; hospitality, catering, special events, etiquette, food service professionals, and many others.From addressing letters to local officials to sending formal invitations to foreign chiefs of state, this complete guide provides the absolutely correct usage of names, titles, and forms of address for anyone on any occasion. Honor & Respect features an unparalleled body of information on terms and definitions (mufti, governor-general, air marshal), honorifics and titles (Honorable, Honourable, Reverend, Excellency, Eminence), and abbreviations and post nominals (academic, honorary, decorations, orders). This comprehensive resource provides complete directions for proper address styles, correct salutations, and appropriate closings for correspondence. Readers will learn how to prepare place cards and name badges for every occasion – formal, casual, social, and business. They will discover the right way to introduce others from a podium, in a business meeting, or at a social gathering. Honor & Respect clearly delineates the rules of precedence by explaining whose name should go first on invitations, and the order in which officials should be introduced. Forms of address are listed for officials in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. This meticulous book also presents the proper forms of address for religious officials, tribal leaders, members of royal and noble families, and other dignitaries from around the world. It features information on high officials in more than 180 countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. With its all-encompassing scope and quick-reference format, Honor & Respect provides easy access for all who seek the proper protocols of forms of address.

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About the author (2008)

Robert Hickey, deputy director of The Protocol School of Washington® (PSOW), has been conducting protocol trainings and workshops since 1988. As part of the PSOW's Protocol Officer Training™ – Level I Certification program, he teaches titles and forms of address and expands on the topics covered in this volume.Mr. Hickey also prepares trainees to become corporate etiquette and international protocol consultants. At the PSOW's Train to be a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant, and The Etiquette and Leadership Institute's® (ELI, Athens, Georgia) Train To Become a Children's Etiquette Consultant, his focus is on preparing trainees to build recognition of their expertise in their company or community.Mr. Hickey is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He was coordinator of publications at George Mason University, and an instructor in the Publication Specialist Program at George Washington University.

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