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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 27 October 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128092811
  • Page : 558 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Contemporary Security Management, Fourth Edition, identifies and condenses into clear language the principal functions and responsibilities for security professionals in supervisory and managerial positions. Managers will learn to understand the mission of the corporate security department and how the mission intersects with the missions of other departments. The book assists managers with the critical interactions they will have with decision makers at all levels of an organization, keeping them aware of the many corporate rules, business laws, and protocols of the industry in which the corporation operates. Coverage includes the latest trends in ethics, interviewing, liability, and security-related standards. The book provides concise information on understanding budgeting, acquisition of capital equipment, employee performance rating, delegated authority, project management, counseling, and hiring. Productivity, protection of corporate assets, and monitoring of contract services and guard force operations are also detailed, as well as how to build quality relationships with leaders of external organizations, such as police, fire and emergency response agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security. Focuses on the evolving characteristics of major security threats confronting any organization Assists aspirants for senior security positions in matching their personal expertise and interests with particular areas of security management Includes updated information on the latest trends in ethics, interviewing, liability, and security-related standards

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Contemporary Security Management

Contemporary Security Management
  • Author : David Patterson,John Fay
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-10-27
  • ISBN : 9780128092811
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Contemporary Security Management, Fourth Edition, identifies and condenses into clear language the principal functions and responsibilities for security professionals in supervisory and managerial positions. Managers will learn to understand the mission of the corporate security department and how the mission intersects with the missions of other departments. The book assists managers with the critical interactions they will have with decision makers at all levels of an organization, keeping them aware of the many corporate rules, business laws, and protocols of

War as Risk Management

War as Risk Management
  • Author : Yee-Kuang Heng
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-04-18
  • ISBN : 9781134185610
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This major new study shows how war can be thought of in terms of proactive risk management rather than in terms of conventional threat response. It addresses why the study of ‘risk management’ has helped fields such as sociology and criminology conceptualize new policy challenges but has made limited impact on Strategic Studies with new case studies of recent Anglo-American military campaigns in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. The author shows how ‘risk' is now a key defining feature of our

Corporate Security Management

Corporate Security Management
  • Author : Marko Cabric
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-03-30
  • ISBN : 9780128029350
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Corporate Security Management provides practical advice on efficiently and effectively protecting an organization's processes, tangible and intangible assets, and people. The book merges business and security perspectives to help transform this often conflicted relationship into a successful and sustainable partnership. It combines security doctrine, business priorities, and best practices to uniquely answer the Who, What, Where, Why, When and How of corporate security. Corporate Security Management explores the diverse structures of security organizations in different industries. It shows the crucial

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  • Author : Robert McCrie
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-03-31
  • ISBN : 0080469493
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Security Management for Sports and Special Events

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  • Author : Stacey Hall,Walter E. Cooper,Lou M. Marciani,Jim McGee
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2011-10-10
  • ISBN : 9781492583011
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Though spectator and player security has always been a priority for sport and facility managers at all levels, large-scale threats such as terrorism or natural disasters have become even more critical management concerns. Proactive sport and facility managers understand the role they must take in working with local law enforcement, contracted security personnel, and their own employees to adequately plan for and respond to threats—both manmade and natural. Security Management for Sports and Special Events: An Interagency Approach to

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The Art of War for Security Managers
  • Author : Scott Watson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-01
  • ISBN : 0080522017
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The classic book The Art of War (or as it is sometimes translated, The Art of Strategy) by Sun Tzu is often used to illustrate principles that can apply to the management of business environments. The Art of War for Security Managers is the first book to apply the time-honored principles of Sun Tzu’s theories of conflict to contemporary organizational security. Corporate leaders have a responsibility to make rational choices that maximize return on investment. The author posits that

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  • Author : Girish Gujar,Adolf K. Y. Ng,Zaili Yang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-19
  • ISBN : 9783319981345
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This book belongs to the Port Economics and Global Supply Chain Management strand of the Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics book series, commissioned by Hercules Haralambides. This book addresses the security of the global system of maritime-based trade, with a focus on container security. Existing discussions about maritime security are almost always tactical, myopic, and fragmented. This book strives to overcome such defects by discussing maritime security from its myriad perspectives – how we should think about it, how we could

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  • Publisher : ANU E Press
  • Release Date : 2011-12-01
  • ISBN : 9781921862588
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This study is principally concerned with the ethical dimensions of identity management technology - electronic surveillance, the mining of personal data, and profiling - in the context of transnational crime and global terrorism. The ethical challenge at the heart of this study is to establish an acceptable and sustainable equilibrium between two central moral values in contemporary liberal democracies, namely, security and privacy. Both values are essential to individual liberty, but they come into conflict in times when civil order

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  • Author : Max G Manwaring
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-06-03
  • ISBN : 9780429723773
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Departing from conventional policy rhetoric on the unconventional "new world disorder," Max G. Manwaring, Wm. J. Olson, and their colleagues here build upon Ambassador David C. Miller, Jr.'s three pillars of success for foreign policy and military management. They provide a sound intellectual road map through the dense fog of the contemporary inter

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Professional Security Management
  • Author : Charles Swanson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • ISBN : 9781000080582
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Historically, security managers have tended to be sourced from either the armed forces or law enforcement. But the increasing complexity of the organisations employing them, along with the technologies employed by them, is forcing an evolution and expansion of the role, and security managers must meet this challenge in order to succeed in their field and protect the assets of their employers. Risk management, crisis management, continuity management, strategic business operations, data security, IT, and business communications all fall under

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-01-24
  • ISBN : 9781135983246
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Foreword Frederick D. Barton Preface Derick W. Brinkerhoff 1. Governance Challenges in Fragile States: Re-Establishing Security, Rebuilding Effectiveness, and Reconstituting Legitimacy Derick W. Brinkerhoff Part 1. Governance and Post-conflict: Perspectives on Core Issues 2. Does Nation Building Work? Reviewing the Record Arthur A. Goldsmith 3. Constitutional Design, Identity and Legitimacy in Post-Conflict Reconstruction Aliza Belman Inbal and Hanna Lerner 4. Election Systems and Political Parties in Post-Conflict and Fragile States Eric Bjornland, Glenn Cowan, and William Gallery 5. Democratic Governance and the Security Sector in Conflict-affected

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  • Author : Michael Land
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-25
  • ISBN : 9781466561205
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How far would or should you go to feel secure? While everyone wants safety and security, the measures to achieve it are often viewed of as intrusive, unwanted, a hassle, and limiting to personal and professional freedoms. Yet, when an incident occurs, we can never have enough security. Security Management for Occupational Safety provides a framework through which occupational safety practitioners can critically examine their organizational environments and make them safer while assuming a best possible relationship between obtrusion and

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • ISBN : 9781137308863
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Focusing on the phenomena of the Surveillance School, Taylor examines the increased presence of surveillance technologies and practices which identify, verify, categorise and track pupils, exploring the impact that invasive and continual monitoring is having upon school children.

Food Security in the High North

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-09-09
  • ISBN : 9781000095272
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This book explores the challenges facing food security, sustainability, sovereignty, and supply chains in the Arctic, with a specific focus on Indigenous Peoples. Offering multidisciplinary insights and with a particular focus on populations in the European High North region, the book highlights the importance of accessible and sustainable traditional foods for the dietary needs of local and Indigenous Peoples. It focuses on foods and natural products that are unique to this region and considers how they play a significant role

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  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : IND:30000096418037
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This book makes an accessible introduction to contemporary management theories and concepts applied to private security. Incorporating the latest business and social science research, and illustrated throughout with case studies written by experienced security professionals, the book provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to be an effective security manager in the 21st century. Detailed coverage includes the topics of leadership & supervision, planning and decision making, recruitment and selection, training, motivation, performance appraisal, discipline and discharge, labor