Brian R. Johnson
By combining contemporary information from current social science and business literature, Principles of Security Management offers both students and practicing security managers a comprehensive look at security administration. Each chapter of the book is devoted to a specific aspect of effective management, ranging from leadership and effective supervision to recruitment and selection of employees, training, performance appraisal, and other issues including labor relations and the future of the private security industry.
Other highlights include: discussion of the history and current state of security and management principles; the diverse roles and responsibilities of the supervisor; how to motivate security employees to maximize their potential and contribution to the organization; the history of unions and unionization in the United States, the grievance administration process, and security's role during strikes; and an analysis of the budgeting process.
This book is a must read for anyone who wants a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to be an effective security manager in the 21st century.
Reviewed in Security Management