WorldCat Identities

De Vries, Mary Ann

Overview
Works: 56 works in 203 publications in 3 languages and 9,731 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HF5547.5, 651.3741
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Ann De Vries
Complete secretary's handbook by Lillian Doris( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains practical techniques and advice to streamline secretarial duties, write letters, handle records, etc
The new Robert's rules of order by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern, simplified version of the classic Parlimentary Rule Book. Expanded to include a special section on planning, organizing and running a meeting
Internationally yours : writing and communicating successfully in today's global marketplace by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to help international business people create business documents of style and substance for correspondents in many different cultures (correspondents whose second or even third language is English), this guide is extremely useful for the millions who travel internationally, work abroad, and correspond with business people in other countries. The guide offers comprehensive and easy-to-follow instructions on such matters as how to format an international message, including forms of address; how to recognize pitfalls of language and style; when and where to get a translator; and what to keep in mind about business customs and practices. Chapters in the book are: (1) Two Different Worlds; (2) The Fine Art of Message Design; (3) Write It with Style; (4) Say What You Mean--Literally; (5) The Language Demons among Us; (6) Why Short Is Beautiful; (7) Creating a Punctuation Roadmap; (8) a Matter of Respect; and (9) Around the World from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Appendixes contain information about international mail, lists of information sources, and an index of English-language terms to avoid or consider carefully. (Nka)
The new American handbook of letter writing and other forms of correspondence by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "275 model messages for every possible need" as well as "sample formats for letters, envelopes, memos, cards, and more."
Professional secretary's encyclopedic dictionary( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal secretary's complete handbook by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here's an instant reference brimming with tips, techniques, and reliable advice to help you perform scores of challenging and time-consuming legal secretarial tasks quickly and easily. Organized for easy use into five parts, the handbook gives you start-to-finish methods for solving on-the-job problems as they arise
The Prentice-Hall complete secretarial letter book by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains nearly 400 model letters, memos and forms to enable you to save on your letter writing time
Private secretary's encyclopedic dictionary by Besse May Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal secretary's complete handbook by Besse May Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in Undetermined and English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of correspondence by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to run a meeting by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether your meeting is larger or small, you need a parliamentary authority to guide its conduct during each phase of business. Distilling the essential information in Robert's "Rules" into simple, straightforward language, this new manual was created especially to help officers or attendees find quick answers to questions of procedure. Its eye-catching, at-a-glance format facilities fast access to the topic you need while the meeting is in progress
Prentice Hall style manual by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secretary's standard reference manual and guide by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prentice Hall's complete desk reference for office professionals by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prentice Hall's Complete Desk Reference for Office Professionals is your one-volume answer source for virtually any question or problem you could face in the course of a business day." "Containing more than 1,200 definitive entries, this essential desk reference provides all-new, up-to-the-minute coverage of such topics as: business etiquette, time management, filing systems, database management, the Internet, videoconferencing, bookkeeping, budgeting, business credit and financing, collecting on delinquent accounts, business law, insurance, purchasing, and fund transfers." "Each chapter is organized alphabetically and each entry is thoroughly cross-referenced for ease of use."--Jacket
The complete office handbook by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practical writer's guide : an easy-access source book by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete word book : the practical guide to anything and everything you need to know about words and how to use them by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professional secretary's book of lists & tips by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secretary's almanac and fact book by Mary Ann De Vries( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The new Robert's rules of order
Alternative Names
De Vries, Mary A.

De Vries, Mary A. 1937-

De Vries, Mary A. (Mary Ann)

De Vries, Mary A. (Mary Ann), 1937-

De Vries, Mary Ann

DeVries, Mary A. 1937-

DeVries, Mary Ann

DeVries, Mary Ann 1937-

Vries, Mary A. de 1937-

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Vries, Mary Ann De 1937-

Languages
English (109)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)

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The new Robert's rules of orderInternationally yours : writing and communicating successfully in today's global marketplaceThe new American handbook of letter writing and other forms of correspondenceProfessional secretary's encyclopedic dictionaryLegal secretary's complete handbookThe elements of correspondenceHow to run a meetingPrentice Hall style manual