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Author Sennewald, Charles A., 1931-

Title Effective security management / Charles A. Sennewald.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2003.

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Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 395 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-382) and index.
Contents Introduction -- 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 (proprietary) vs. noncareer (and contract) personnel -- III. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT: Planning and budgeting -- Program management -- Risk -- The security survey: an overview -- Office administration -- Written policies and procedures -- Computers and effective security management -- Statistics as a security management tool -- IV. PUBLIC RELATIONS: Selling security with the organization -- Relationship with law enforcement -- Relationship with industry -- Community relations -- V. MISMANAGEMENT: Jackass management traits -- Appendixes.
Summary This latest edition of Effective Security Management retains the qualities that made the previous editions a standard of the profession: a readable, comprehensive guide to the planning, staffing, and operation of the security function within an organization. All chapters are completely updated with the focus on practical methods that the reader can put to use in managing an effective security department. The Fourth Edition covers current computer applications that can help in the administrative, managerial, and supervisory aspects of the security function. In addition, two new chapters address.
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Subject Private security services -- Management.
Industries -- Security measures.
Retail trade -- Security measures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sennewald, Charles A., 1931- Effective security management. 4th ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2003 0750674547 9780750674546 (DLC) 2002038265 (OCoLC)50906128
ISBN 9780080494692 (electronic bk.)
0080494692 (electronic bk.)
0750674547 (alk. paper)