The Manager

The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security

Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program

Kovacich and Halibozek offer you the benefit of more than 55 years of combined experience in government and corporate security. Throughout the book, the authors use a fictional global corporation as a model to provide continual real-world challenges and solutions. New and experienced managers alike will find a wealth of information and practical advice to help you develop strategic and tactical plans and manage your daily operations.

Audience
Security managers and professionals, corporate/ industrial security officers, and facilities directors.

Hardbound, 463 Pages

Published: March 2003

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7487-4

Reviews

  • "Dr. Kovacich and Mr. Halibozek provide an integrated 'how to' approach to implementing a cost-effective, business-oriented corporate assets protection program. Their book will help corporate security professionals in meeting the challenges of the 21st century." - Howard A. Schmidt, Chairman, President's Infrastructure Protection Boards; Former President, Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) A comprehensive guide... ...covers more than just the fundamental elements required to protect people, property and facilities. New and experienced managers alike will find information and practical advice to aid in developing strategic and tactical plans and managing daily operations. - Law Enforcement Technology In this book, authors Gerald L. Kovacich and Edward P. Halibozek clearly present what global security managers should expect in this environment and provide them with the basic tools to carry out their duties. While the authors focus on corporate asset protection for both new and experienced security professionals, the book speaks even more broadly to the security field in general. Few other books map out a progressive management plan for the novice while maintaining enough new materials for experts. Concepts introduced by the authors are blended beautifully in a case study of a fictitious global corporation. Flow charts and additional case studies allow the reader to grasp ideas in context. …it would appeal to practitioners, consultants, and students alike. – Security Management The Manager’s Handbook for Corporate Security covers more than just the fundamental elements which are required to protect people, property, and facilities. This comprehensive guide shows security managers how to handle a multitude of functions and includes proven processes, flow charts, and checklists which can be used “as is” or quickly adapted to fit a company’s needs. New and experienced managers alike will find a wealth of information and practical advice to help you develop strategic and tactical plans and manage your daily operations. – Police and Security News The Manager’s Handbook for Corporate Security – Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program deserves to be read by security professionals... ...four of the book’s 23 chapters are in Part I and they set a context for today’s security professional in the best way I’ve seen. Reworking realities, being courageous about change and leading in difficult times are themes Dr. Gerald L. Kovacich and Edward P. Halibozek address in tight, straight-forward segments. ‘Thought-provoking’ is an often-misused term, but not here. - Derek Knights consultant, corporate security with Ontario Power Generation in Canadian Security magazine

Contents

  • Section I: An Introduction to Today's Corporate Global Marketplace: It's a New Century and a New WorldCh. 1 New and Old Threats to Corporate Assets and What to Do About ThemCh. 2 A Short History of Corporate SecurityCh. 3 Introduction to the Profession of 21st Century Corporate SecuritySection II: The Corporate Security ManagerCh. 4 The International Widget Corporation (IWC)Ch. 5 The Role of the Corporate Security ManagerCh. 6 Establishing and Managing a Corporate Security DepartmentSection III: The Corporate Security FunctionsCh. 7 Administrative SecurityCh. 8 Physical SecurityCh. 9 Out-Source or Proprietary?Ch. 10 Personnel SecurityCh. 11 Security Education and Awareness Training;Ch. 12 Fire Protection; Contingency Planning;Ch. 13 InvestigationsCh. 14 Government SecurityCh. 15 Information SecurityCh. 16 Executive ProtectionCh. 17 Event SecuritySection IV: The Corporate Security Profession: How to Develop and Maintain a Corporate Security Career Development ProgramCh. 18 Meeting the Corporate Security Education and Training NeedsCh. 19 Ethics and the Corporate Security ProfessionalCh. 20 The Future of the Corporate Security Profession

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