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Security and loss prevention : an introduction

Author: Philip P Purpura
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Provides strategies to prevent and reduce incidents of loss due to legal issues, theft and other crimes, fire, accidental or intentional harm from employees, as well as the many ramifications of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip P Purpura
ISBN: 9780123725257 0123725259
OCLC Number: 213358302
Description: xxvii, 564 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction to security and loss prevention. The history of security and loss prevention : a critical perspective ; The business, careers, and challenges of security and loss prevention --
pt. II. Reducing the problem of loss. foundations of security and loss prevention ; Law ; Internal and external relations ; Applicant screening and employee socialization ; Internal threats and countermeasures ; External threats and countermeasures ; Services and systems : methods toward wise purchasing decisions ; Investigations ; Accounting, accountability, and auditing ; Risk management, business continuity, and emergency management ; Life safety, fire protection, and emergencies ; Safety in the workplace --
pt. III. Special problems and countermeasures. Terrorism and Homeland Security ; Protecting critical infrastructures, key assets, and borders ; Loss prevention at businesses and institutions ; Topics of concern ; Your future in security and loss prevention.
Responsibility: Philip P. Purpura.

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