Effective Security Management

Effective Security Management

7th Edition - January 8, 2020

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  • Authors: Charles Sennewald, Curtis Baillie
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128147948
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128147955

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Effective Security Management, Seventh Edition teaches practicing security professionals how to build their careers by mastering the fundamentals of good management. Charles Sennewald and Curtis Baillie bring common sense, wisdom and humor to this bestselling introduction to security management. For both new and experienced security managers, this resource is the classic book on the topic.

Key Features

  • Provides a new chapter on problem-solving, a critical skillset for effective security management
  • Includes expanded coverage of international topics, cases and examples
  • Features contributions from leading security experts


Security Management students (certificate, upper level undergraduate, and graduate); Security Directors and Managers

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: General Security Management
    1. General Principles of Organization
    2. Organizational Structure
    3. Security's Role in the Organization
    4. The Security Director's Role
    5. The Security Supervisor's Role
    6. The Individual Security Employee
    7. Ethics and Conflicts of Interest

    Section 2: Security Personnel Management
    8. Hiring Security Personnel
    9. Job Descriptions
    10. Training
    11. Discipline
    12. Motivation and Morale
    13. Promotions
    14. Communication
    15. Career (Proprietary) versus Non-Career (and Contract) Personnel

    Section 3: Operational Management
    16. Planning and Budgeting
    17. Program Management
    18. Risk
    19. Problem Solving
    20. Crisis Management
    21. The Security Survey
    22. International Security Standards
    23. Office Administration
    24. Written Policies and Procedures
    25. Computers and Effective Security Management
    26. Statistics as a Security Management Tool
    27. Convergence in Security Management

    Section 4: Public Relations
    28. Selling Security Within the Organization
    29. Relationship with Law Enforcement
    30. Relationship with the Industry
    31. Community Relations

    Section 5: Mismanagement
    32. Jackass Management Traits

Product details

  • No. of pages: 424
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2020
  • Published: January 8, 2020
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128147948
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128147955

About the Authors

Charles Sennewald

Charles Sennewald
Charles “Chuck” Sennewald, CSC, CPP, is an independent security management consultant and expert witness and the author of numerous Butterworth-Heinemann titles, including "Effective Security Management"; "Security Consulting"; "Retail Crime, Security and Loss Prevention: An Encyclopedic Reference;" "From the Files of a Security Expert Witness"; and earlier editions of this book "The Process of Investigation." Chuck is a graduate of California State University - Los Angeles with a BS degree in Police Science and Administration. Chuck is also the founder and first president of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), and is a long-time member of ASIS International. He has lectured and is read in countries around the globe.

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent security management consultant, expert witness, and author, internationally based

Curtis Baillie

Curtis Baillie
Curtis Baillie CSC, is an independent security management consultant and a retail security expert witness who contributed to the Butterworth-Heinemann titles, “Retail Crime, Security and Loss Prevention: An Encyclopedic Reference” and “Security Consulting”. His career includes NASA Security, owner/operator of a large security company, and senior security management positions with grocery and retail “big box” operations. Curtis is a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC).

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Security Consulting Strategies, Sandusky, Ohio, USA

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