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Effective Security Management


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I. GENERAL SECURITY MANAGEMENT: Chapter 1: General Principles of Organization Chapter 2: Organizational Structure Chapter 3: Security's Role in the Organization Chapter 4: The Director's Role Chapter 5: The Security Supervisor's Role Chapter 6: The Individual Security Employee II. SECURITY PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Chapter 7: Hiring Security Personnel Chapter 8: Job Descriptions Chapter 9: Training Chapter 10: Discipline Chapter 11: Motivation and Morale Chapter 12: Promotions Chapter 13: Communication Chapter 14: Career (Proprietary) vs. Noncareer (and Contract) Personnel III. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT: Chapter 15: Planning and Budgeting Chapter 16: Program Management Chapter 17: Risk Chapter 18: The Security Survey Chapter 19: Office Administration Chapter 20: Written Policies and Procedures Chapter 21: Computers and Security Management Chapter 22: Statistics as a Security Management Tool IV. PUBLIC RELATIONS: Chapter 23: Selling Security within the Organization Chapter 24: Relationship with Law Enforcement Chapter 25: Relationship with the Industry Chapter 26: Community Relations (proposed revision by Kevin O'Brien, CPP, VP in the Corporate Security Department of Bank of New York Mellon) V. MISMANAGEMENT: Chapter 27: Jackass Management Traits Appendices: A: Employee Performance Evaluation B: Security Vulnerability Survey C: Selected Security-Related Organizations D: Suggested Security/Loss Prevention Reference Sources

About the Author

Charles "Chuck" Sennewald, an independent security management consultant, graduated from the US Army's Military Police School in 1949 and has held various positions in law enforcement and security, including assignments as a vice investigator with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, security director of a major department store chain, and chief of campus security with the Claremont Colleges. He earned his BS degree in Police Science and Administration at California State University at Los Angeles. He is also the author of numerous security industry books, including the Butterworth-Heinemann titles: The Process of Investigation, Shoplifting, Security Consulting, and Effective Security Management. Mr. Sennewald, a Certified Security Consultant (CSC) and Certified Protection Professional (CPP) is the founder and first president of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) and a member of ASIS International.


"This excellent book is another reminder of Chuck's top-shelf standing among security professionals." ~John J. Fay, author of Contemporary Security Management and owner-operator of "You can't be in the security industry and consider yourself a professional without being in utter awe of Chuck Sennewald's remarkable career and accomplishments. The most difficult textbook to write is one that is grounded in common sense and written in a simple and to-the-point style. The fifth edition of his classic, Effective Security Management, is that kind of book. The economy of words-saying all that needs to be said, but not a word more-is elegant. Revised and updated, this book should be in everyone's professional library-whether student or practitioner." ~John J. Strauchs, co-author of Private Security Trends 1970-2000: The Hallcrest Report II "Of the five books authored or co-authored by Charles Sennewald that I have read, the fifth edition of Effective Security Management is simply the best. Chuck hit the bulls-eye on this, as its all-encompassing nature ensures that there is something in the book for security practitioners of every level." ~Leslie Cole, Sr., CPP, CST, Member of the Board - IAPSC, Council Vice President - ASIS International "The fifth edition of this comprehensive work on security management for corporations and institutions presents the fundamentals of effective security practices updated to address the latest trends and contemporary challenges in the field. Rather than focusing on particular types of businesses or narrow aspects of security such as site security or data protection, this volume teaches best practices for establishing a solid security regime across all aspects of an entity's internal and external processes. The work is divided into five sections covering general security management, security personnel management, operational management, public relations and the perils of mismanagement. Individual chapters address such topics as the role of security and the security director in organizational structures, hiring and training security personnel, contracting, planning and budgeting, administrative tasks, policy and procedure development and implementation, building an internal security culture, and relationships with law enforcement and the community. Individual chapters include illustrations, tables, summaries and review exercises. Sennewald is a security consultant and a former security director for retail firms."--Book News, Reference & Research "The intent of this most recent edition of Effective Security Management is to focus on one goal-providing security managers with a base of knowledge, attitudes, and practices similar to that of other management professions. The author has certainly achieved his goal. This well-structured book can be used as a security professional's template for setting up and organizing effective security operations in virtually any setting."--Security Management

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