The Art of War for Security Managers
10 Steps to Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness
- Scott Watson, Principal Consultant and CEO of S.A. Watson & Associates LLC, Dover, NH, USA
The classic book The Art of War (or as it is sometimes translated, The Art of Strategy) by Sun Tzu is often used to illustrate principles that can apply to the management of business environments. The Art of War for Security Managers is the first book to apply the time-honored principles of Sun Tzuâs theories of conflict to contemporary organizational security.Corporate leaders have a responsibility to make rational choices that maximize return on investment. The author posits that while conflict is inevitable, it need not be costly. The result is an efficient framework for understanding and dealing with conflict while minimizing costly protracted battles, focusing specifically on the crucial tasks a security manager must carry out in a 21st century organization.
Public and private Security Directors, Security Managers and Security Supervisors. Risk Managers, Risk Analysts and Facility Managers (with security responsibilities. Business Continuity Professionals and Emergency Management Professionals.