Operational Policy Making for Professional Security

Operational Policy Making for Professional Security : Practical Policy Skills for the Public and Private Sector

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Operational Policy Making for Professional Security: Practical Policy Skills for the Public and Private Sector is a clear, concise, and practical resource for drafting effective, legally defensible security policies.

Presented in a clear, step-by-step style that can be tailored to fit the smallest organization to the largest, the book offers the strategies needed for reducing risk through solid policy construction. It is the first book available that provides a step-by-step guide to basic security policy construction, along with helpful hints on how to draft a document that conveys exactly what is intended.

The book explores common policy creation pitfalls and how to avoid them, outlining proven methods for implementing and disseminating effective policies throughout any organization.

Discussing the core security and safety policies that no organization should operate without, the book covers common types of policies, along with the pros and cons of different policy-making methodologies. It is a one-stop reference on functional security policy-making for organizational leaders.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 12.7mm | 500g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 0128016280
  • 9780128016282

Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgements Chapter One: Theory and Organization Chapter Two: Why bother? Chapter Three: Basic Training Chapter Four: Incoming! Chapter Five: The Organizational setting Chapter Six: The Analytical Process for Policy Makers Chapter Seven: Policy Influences Chapter Eight: Surprise? Chapter Nine: Policy Construction Chapter Ten: Training, Communication and Effective Policy Chapter Eleven: Policy and Supervision Chapter Twelve: Core Security Policies Chapter Thirteen: Policy and Budget
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Review quote

"Security professionals will want to keep this volume handy for constant use...This book can and should serve as a how-to-guide for creating powerful policies that will assist in the protection of the company or institution, enabling the security program to perform successfully and effectively." --Security Management
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