Terry Ryan, head of the Ryan Group, a Southern California company that provides workshops and videos on manners and etiquette, says that in the last couple of years she has seen the start of a turnaround in attitude.
"In America, right now, we are eager for more order and civility in our life," she
way the majority of youth are uncomfortable with that type of behavior and are embarrassed," Ryan
"The children are asking for the classes, parents are eager for them and schools are looking for them as an adjunct to their curriculum."
Sue Fox, author of the book "Etiquette for Dummies," and Business Etiquette For Dummies, and founder and president of Etiquette Survival
, in Northern California, agrees with Ryan