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Author Sennewald, Charles A., 1931-

Title Effective security management / Charles A. Sennewald.

Publication Info. Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2011.

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Edition 5th ed.
Description 1 online resource
Physical Medium polychrome
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Summary Effective Security Management, Fifth Edition teaches practicing security professionals how to build their careers by mastering the fundamentals of good management. Charles Sennewald brings a time-tested blend of common sense, wisdom, and humor to this best-selling introduction to workplace dynamics. Working with a team of sterling contributors endowed with cutting-edge technological expertise, the book presents the most accurately balanced picture of a security manager's duties. Its Jackass Management cartoons also wittily illustrate the array of pitfalls a new manager must learn to avoid in order to lead effectively. In short, this timely revision of a classic text retains all the strengths that have helped the book endure over the decades and adds the latest resources to support professional development. * Includes a new chapter on the use of statistics as a security management tool * Contains complete updates to every chapter while retaining the outstanding organization of the previous editions * Recommended reading for The American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam.
Contents I. GENERAL SECURITY MANAGEMENT: General Principles of Organization; Organizational Structure; Security's Role in the Organization; The Director's Role; The Security Supervisor's Role; The Individual Security Employee II. SECURITY PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: Hiring Security Personnel; Job Descriptions; Training; Discipline; Motivation and Morale; Promotions; Communication; Career vs. Noncareer Personnel III. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT: Planning and Budgeting; Program Management; Risk Analysis; The Security Survey; Office Administration; Written Policies and Procedures; Computers and Security Management; Statistics as a Security Management Tool IV. PUBLIC RELATIONS: Selling Security Within the Organization; Relationship with Law Enforcement; Relationship with the Industry; Community Relations; V. MISMANAGEMENT: Jackass Management Traits Appendix; Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Private security services -- Management.
Private security services -- Management.
Industries -- Security measures.
Industries -- Security measures.
Retail trade -- Security measures.
Retail trade -- Security measures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sennewald, Charles A., 1931- Effective security management. 5th ed. Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2011 9780123820129 (DLC) 2010047273 (OCoLC)683247700
ISBN 9780123820129 (electronic book)
012382012X (electronic book)
9780123820136 (electronic book)
0123820138 (electronic book)