Effective Security Management

Effective Security Management

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Effective Security Management, Sixth Edition teaches practicing security professionals how to build their careers by mastering the fundamentals of good management.

The author, Charles Sennewald, brings common sense, wisdom, and humor to this bestselling introduction to security management that is ideal for both new and experienced security managers.

The sixth edition of this classic professional reference work on the topic includes newly updated and expanded coverage of topics such as the integration of security executive into the business, background checks and hiring procedures, involvement in labor disputes, organized crime, and the role of social media.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 402 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.86mm | 1,010g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0128027746
  • 9780128027745
  • 835,148

Table of contents

PART 1 General Security Management 1. General Principles of Organization 2. Organizational Structure 3. Security's Role in the Organization 4. The Security Director's Role 5. The Security Supervisor's Role 6. The Individual Security Employee 7. Ethics and Conflicts of Interest PART II Security Personnel Management 8. Hiring Security Personnel 9. Job Descriptions 10. Training 11. Discipline 12. Motivation and Morale 13. Promotions 14. Communication 15. Career (Proprietary) versus Non-career (and Contract) PART III Operational Management 16. Planning and Budget 17. Program Management 18. Risk 19. Crisis Management 20. The Security Survey 21. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 22. Office Administration 23. Written Policies and Procedures 24. Computers and Effective Security Management 25. Statistics as a Security Management Tool 26. Convergence in Security Management PART IV Public Relations 27. Selling Security within the Organization 28. Relationship with Law Enforcement 29. Relationship with the Industry 30. Community Relations PART V Mismanagement 31. Jackass Management Traits Appendix A Employee Performance Evaluation Appendix B Security Vulnerability Study Appendix C IAPSC Code of Ethics Appendix D Selected Security-Related Organizations Appendix E Suggested Security/Loss Prevention Sources
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"I call your attention to the detail of the writing. Based on the quality of this book as well as its value I give it Five Stars. This is a must read for everyone." --International Foundation for Protection Officers

"A complete reference in one volume...well conceived, well presented, and a worthwhile resource...excels is in its thorough exploration of public relations as a responsibility of management...one of the better sources of information on security this reviewer has encountered." --ASIS Dynamics
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About Curtis Baillie

Charles "Chuck" Sennewald CSC, CPP, is an independent security management consultant and expert witness and the author of numerous Butterworth-Heinemann titles, including "Effective Security Management"; "Security Consulting"; "Retail Crime, Security and Loss Prevention: An Encyclopedic Reference;" "From the Files of a Security Expert Witness"; and earlier editions of this book "The Process of Investigation." Chuck is a graduate of California State University - Los Angeles with a BS degree in Police Science and Administration. Chuck is also the founder and first president of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), and is a long-time member of ASIS International. He has lectured and is read in countries around the globe.
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