Excuse Me: The Survival Guide to Modern Business Etiquette, 1st Edition

  • Rosanne J. Thomas
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  • ISBN-10: 0814437923
  • ISBN-13: 9780814437926
  • DDC: 395.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Merging classic rules of behavior with new realities of modern business, this book spotlights dozens of puzzling situations, with suggestions for bridging divides. It untangles the nuances of meeting etiquette, interview expectations, proper office attire, electronic manners, privacy in tight spaces, eye contact and nonverbal cues, small talk, business dining, social media use, working remotely and flexibly, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Respect Practicing the Platinum Rule.
2: Social Skills Putting Your Best Foot Forward.
3: Professional Presence Getting It Right.
4: Business Behavior Combining Proven Strategies with 21st Century Expectations.
5: Business Communication Making the Connection.
6: Electronic Communication Smart Rules for Smart Devices.
7: Twitter, Etc. Acing Social Media.
8: Business Dining Observing the Formalities.
9: The Social Side of Business Knowing the Basics for Every Situation.
10: New Frontiers Future-Proofing Your Career.
11: Conclusion.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.