Essential information on how security management integrates into corporate and government organizations!
1. Historical Roots 2. Organizing 3. Managing People 4. Leadership and Management Skills 5. Strategy 6. Budget Management 7. Managing Change 8. Making Decisions 9. Managing Risk 10. Managing Guard Operations 11. Managing Physical Security 12. Managing Access Control 13. Managing Investigations 14. Pre-employment Screening 15. Emergency Management 16. Business Continuity Planning 17. Information Security 18. Substance Abuse Prevention 19. Executive Protection 20. Workplace Violence 21. Employee Awareness 22. Security Vulnerability Assessment 23. Security System Design 24. Homeland Security 25. The Critical National Infrastructure
Mr. Fay was a special agent of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and later the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville. He has held security management positions in the petroleum industry while teaching at the university level. He holds the Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii, and is a well-known and respected author of many books, including Butterworth's Security Dictionary: Terms and Concepts, Drug Testing, Encyclopedia of Security Management: Techniques and Technology, and Model Security Policies, Plans, and Procedures, all by Butterworth-Heinemann.Was a special agent of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and later the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute. Former manager of security for British Petroleum's operations in the Gulf of Mexico. He was previously an adjunct professor at the University of North Florida and the University of Houston.
"Managing security for a large or small business can be daunting-especially in today's environment, where the security manager must manage people, budgets, information, emergencies, acts of terrorism or violence, and much more. Set up as a textbook, Contemporary Security Management contains proven methods for both students and security managers to use in their daily work. The book is well organized and contains useful worksheets, forms, checklists, and review questions. Of particular note is the section covering management structure and personnel management. Where does the security department fit? How can you maximize effectiveness? How should you manage people and motivate them? These questions are thoroughly answered in this text. The book offers readers excellent instruction in management. The book is highly recommended as a textbook and reference that will be useful for some time."--Security Management