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Security supervision and management : the theory and practice of asset protection

Author: Sandi J Davies; Christopher A Hertig
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) has for many years provided materials to support its certification programs. The current edition of this book is being used as the core text for the Security Supervision and Management Training/Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) Program at IFPO. The CSSM was designed in 1988 to meet the needs of the security supervisor or senior  Read more...

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Security supervision and management.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, ©2008
(DLC) 2007034075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandi J Davies; Christopher A Hertig
ISBN: 9780080553993 0080553990
OCLC Number: 667286517
Notes: Revised edition of: Security supervision. 2nd ed.
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 537 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Security Supervision and Management The Theory and Practice of Asset Protection; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Intro I: Dedication; Intro II: Foreword; Intro III: Acknowledgments; Intro IV: Introduction; Intro V: Protection Officer Code of Ethics; Unit I: Security and Asset Protection Principles; Unit I-1: Evolving a Discipline of Security; The Value of Security; Policing; The Role of Management --
Responding to Crime; Toward a Body of Knowledge; The Evolving Discipline of Security; Unit I-2: The Future of Security; Security Industry Trends Nature of the Security Industry: The FutureConclusion; References; The Future of Security Quiz; Unit I-2: Appendix: The Future of Security Training; Concepts; Minimum Standards; Job Task Analysis; Determining Training Needs; METL Approach; So Where do We Go from Here?; National Response Plan; DHS Course, UNLV Frontline Responder Training Course Terrorism Awareness: Protecting Soft Targets; Public-Private Partnerships; Quiz; Unit I-3: Key Terms and Concepts; Commerce, Supply and Demand, and Stakeholders; Management and Management Methodology; Functions and Functional Departments Asset Protection and Asset Protection TheoryQuestions; Unit I-4: Explaining Crime: Contemporary Criminological Theory; The Classical and Neoclassical Schools of Thought; The Positivist School of Thought; Other Explanations of Criminality; Criminological Theories in the Real World; References; Appendix: Quick Reference Theory Matrix; Quiz; Unit II: Human Resource Management; Unit II-1: Recruitment and Retention of Security Personnel: Understanding and Meeting the Challenge; Introduction; Recruitment; Internal Recruitment; External Recruitment; Turnover Costs Absenteeism: A Precursor of Turnover?Retention Strategies; Preassignment Phase; The Initial 90 Days; Conclusion; References; Recruitment and Retention of Security Personnel; Unit II-2: Security Personnel Selection; Security Officer Eligibility Requirements; Additional Requirements; The Interview Process; Background Check; Conclusion; Security Personnel Selection; Unit II-3: Supervisory Characteristics and Expectations; What is Expected of a Supervisor; Characteristics of a Good Supervisor; Poor Characteristics of a Supervisor; What Employees Expect from Supervisors; Conclusions; Bibliography Personnel: Policies and ProceduresUnit II-4: Evaluation of Uniformed Protection Officers; Introduction; Officer Evaluation; Motivation and Evaluation; Unit II-5: Employee Motivation Theory and Application; Theories of Behavioral Motivation; Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory; Reinforcement Theory; Equity Theory; Practical Tools in Fostering Motivation; Summary; References; Employee Motivation Theory and Application; Unit II-6: Employee Discipline: Policy and Practice; Defining Discipline; The Disciplinary Process; Disciplinary Policy; Determining the Necessity of Disciplinary Action
Other Titles: Security supervision.
Responsibility: edited by Sandi J. Davies and Christopher A. Hertig.


Completion of the Security Supervision and Management Program is the initial step toward the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation. This book contains chapters on topics  Read more...


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