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Effective Security Management - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780128147948, 9780128147955

Effective Security Management

7th Edition

Authors: Charles Sennewald Curtis Baillie
Paperback ISBN: 9780128147948
eBook ISBN: 9780128147955
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 8th January 2020
Page Count: 424
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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


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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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