For courses in security management.
This text offers an accessible introduction to contemporary management theories and concepts applied to private security. Incorporating the latest business and social science research, and illustrated throughout with case studies written by experienced security professionals, the book provides students with a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to be an effective security manager in the 21st century.
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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:
Brian R. Johnson is an associate professor in the School of Criminal justice at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in the social sciences from Michigan State University in 1998. He also holds an MLIR in industrial relations and human resource management and an MS in criminal justice from Michigan State University. He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. His primary areas of interest are organizational and legal issues in private security and law enforcement. Johnson has served as a trainer and consultant to a number of private security organizations, has worked in proprietary and contract security organizations, and is the author of several articles and publications in the field of private security and law enforcement. He is also a member of the American Society for Industrial Security.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Introduction. The Scope of Private Security Goals of Security. Goals of Security. The History of Private Security. What is Management? About This Book. 2. Leadership. What is Leadership? Leadership Theories. The Essence of Good Leadership. Leadership for Private Security. 3. Effective Supervision. The Supervisor & the Organization. Models of Supervisory Behavior. Supervisory Roles. Supervisory Development. Abusive Supervision. Dealing with Problem Employees. 4. 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. 5. 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. 6. 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. 7. Motivation. The Importance of Motivated Managers. Managers. The Profit Motive & Motivations. Overview of Specific Applications of Theories of Motivation. 8. Performance Appraisal. What is Performance Appraisal. Designing the Appraisal System. Types of Appraisals. Administering the Program. Legal Issues in Performance Appraisal. 9. Discipline & Discharge. Creating & Designing the Disciplinary Program. Administering the Disciplinary Program. Conducting Disciplinary Investigations. Fundamentals of Discharge. Legal Issues in Discipline & Discharge. 10. 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. 11. 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. 12. 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. 13. Scheduling Basics. The Importance of Scheduling. The Scheduling Process. Shift Schedules. Types of Shift Models. Alternative Work Schedules. Redesigning the Work Schedule. 14. Futures. The Public Sector & Private Security. Influences in the Private Sector. Technology & Security. "Traditional" Crime Issues. The Need for Organizational Change. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130284386
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