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The Training of the Guard

In the real world, contract security officers don’t always arrive task-ready. So some proactive managers are training on the fly to best utilize their outsourced guard force.


O’Sullivan Shares Secrets to Her Success

When Nóirín O’Sullivan, currently the United Nation’s assistant secretary-general for safety and security, began her career with Ireland’s police force back in 1981, the uniform code for female officers was rather strict.

Great Managers Trump All

Management practices around the world have failed in maximizing human potential, a recent study found. The result is a bleak global workplace situation—just 15 percent of employees are engaged at work.

Under Pressure: Managing Team Wellness

​"How can I keep my overburdened team from cracking up?" The question has increasing relevancy for security managers in the contemporary business world. Continually bombarded with information, these managers also face a growing number of security threats. The collective effect can be serious stress overload.