Principles of Security Management

ISBN-10: 0130284386
ISBN-13: 9780130284389
Edition: 2005
Authors: Brian R. Johnson
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Description: By combining contemporary information from current social science and business literature, Principles of Security Management offers both students and practicing security managers a comprehensive look at security administration. Each chapter of this  More...

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List price: $126.20
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/15/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 488
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.310

By combining contemporary information from current social science and business literature, Principles of Security Management offers both students and practicing security managers a comprehensive look at security administration. Each chapter of this book is devoted to a specific aspect of effective management, ranging from leadership and effective supervision to recruitment and selection of employees, training, performance appraisal, and other issues including labor relations and the future of the private security industry. These and other chapters in the text are discussed with the assumption that practical, in-depth knowledge is as important as theoretical knowledge. Other highlights include: bull; bull;Discussion of the history and current state of security and management principles bull;The diverse roles and responsibilities of the supervisor bull;How to motivate security employees to maximize their potential and contribution to the organization bull;The history of unions and unionization in the United States, the grievance administration process, and security's role during strikes bull;An analysis of the budgeting process bull;And much more!

Introduction
The Scope of Private Security Goals of Security
Goals of Security
The History of Private Security
What is Management? About This Book
Leadership
What is Leadership? Leadership Theories
The Essence of Good Leadership
Leadership for Private Security
Effective Supervision
The Supervisor & the Organization
Models of Supervisory Behavior
Supervisory Roles
Supervisory Development
Abusive Supervision
Dealing with Problem Employees
Planning & Decision Making
What is Planning
Types of Planning
Models of Planning
Decision Making
Decision Models
Factors Affecting Decision Making
Common Errors in Decision Making
Attributes of Effective Decision
Makers
The Role of Management in Effective
Decision Making
Recruitment & Selection
Employment Laws
Establishing a Recruitment & Selection Program
Selection Program
The Recruitment Process
Selection Techniques
Employment Tests
Selecting the Employee
Legal Issues in Recruitment & Selection
Training
What is Training? Training Mediums
Issues to Consider When Designing the Training Program
Administering Training Programs
Developing Training Programs
Instructional Strategies
Legal Issues in Training
Motivation
The Importance of Motivated Managers
Managers
The Profit Motive & Motivations
Overview of Specific Applications of Theories of Motivation
Performance Appraisal
What is Performance Appraisal
Designing the Appraisal System
Types of Appraisals
Administering the Program
Legal Issues in Performance Appraisal
Discipline & Discharge
Creating & Designing the Disciplinary Program
Administering the Disciplinary Program
Conducting Disciplinary Investigations
Fundamentals of Discharge
Legal Issues in Discipline & Discharge
Labor Relations
The Labor Movement in America - A Short History
The State of Organized Labor in the U.S
What is a Union
Union Organizing Strategies
Establishing a Bargaining Relationship
Collective Bargaining
Dispute Resolution Techniques
Security in an Organized Labor Environment
Security Surveys
What is A Security Survey
The Analogy of a Security Survey
Benefits of Security Surveys
Conducting the Security Analysis
The Preliminary Survey
Administration of the Survey
The Final Report
Budgeting
Budgeting Defined
Origins & History of Budgeting
Budgeting Objectives
The Purpose of Budgeting
Types of Budgets
New Budgeting Paradigms
The Budget Cycle
The Budget Game
Scheduling Basics
The Importance of Scheduling
The Scheduling Process
Shift Schedules
Types of Shift Models
Alternative Work Schedules
Redesigning the Work Schedule
Futures
The Public Sector & Private Security
Influences in the Private Sector
Technology & Security
ldquo;Traditionalrdquo; Crime Issues
The Need for Organizational Change

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