Security Operations Management

Security Operations Management

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Security Operations Management, 3rd edition, is the latest edition the seminal reference on corporate security management operations for today's security management professionals and students. The book explores the characteristics of today's globalized workplaces, why security has a key role within them, and what the greatest concern are to security practitioners and senior managers. Incorporating the latest security research and best practices, updates to Security Operations Management 3rd edition include explorations of the key skills needed by security managers to demonstrate the value of their security program, greater emphasis on identifying and managing risk, and coverage of the latest technological advances in security control, command, communications, and computing. The third edition also delves more deeply than previous editions into online security training practices, as well as investigates the changing roles of women and minorities in security operations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.86mm | 950g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0128023961
  • 9780128023969
  • 1,406,638

Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgments

PART I - GENERAL MANAGERIAL FUNDAMENTALS AND COMPETENCIES Chapter 1: Security Operations in the Management Environment Chapter 2: Core Competencies to Initiate Effective Protection Programs Chapter 3: Vetting to Make Best Selections of Future Employees Chapter 4: Training and Developing Workers for High Performance Chapter 5: Supporting and Motivating Supervisors and Staff

PART II - SPECIAL ISSUES IN SECURITY MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS Chapter 6: Personnel Management: Appraising for Promotion or Discipline Chapter 7: Accounting Controls and Budgeting Chapter 8: Operating Personnel-Intensive Programs Chapter 9: Operating Physical- and Technology-Centered Programs Chapter 10: Challenges for Security Operations Today and Tomorrow Chapter 11: Leadership for Optimal Security Operations

Appendix A: Contact Information for Security Organizations Appendix B: Code of Ethics of ASIS International Appendix C: The MBA Oath Appendix D: Report of the Task Force on Private Security
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"This is a great book with a wealth of information and based on that we rate this book Five Stars." --International Foundation for Protection Officers
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About Robert McCrie

Since 1970, Robert McCrie has written, edited, researched, taught, and consulted broadly in issues related to security management (protection of assets from loss) and criminal justice. He edits Security Letter and was founding editor-in-chief of Security Journal, a research journal, and now is editor emeritus. He has been associated with John Jay College since the 1970's. He joined the faculty in 1985, moving up the ranks to full professor and serving as chair of one of the largest departments, Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration from 1997-2003. He later helped found his current department.
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