Managing Security Overseas: Protecting Employees and Assets in Volatile Regions / Edition 1

Managing Security Overseas: Protecting Employees and Assets in Volatile Regions / Edition 1

by Scott Alan Ast
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439804672

ISBN-13: 9781439804674

Pub. Date: 08/07/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Threats to multinational corporations come in two forms: natural and man-made. This book illustrates the types of risks that confront corporations when working outside of North America. It provides key tools and understanding that are required to do business in a safe and secure manner, no matter the level of risk. It walks through a logical framework for

Overview

Threats to multinational corporations come in two forms: natural and man-made. This book illustrates the types of risks that confront corporations when working outside of North America. It provides key tools and understanding that are required to do business in a safe and secure manner, no matter the level of risk. It walks through a logical framework for safety and security program development from Day One. Using real-world case studies and examples, the book is a useful reference to security managers, security consultants, contractors, frequent global business travelers, and for those who are presently or soon-to-be assigned in overseas positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439804674
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/07/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Sales rank:
932,106
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

RISKS AND THREATS OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND OPERATIONS

Challenges of Security Management in Global and High Risk Operations

Travel Tracking and Travel Intelligence Issues: "It’s 3:00 AM – Do you know where your ex-pats are?"

Risk Assessment Methodologies: The 5:00 PM Friday Telephone Call – "We’ve Got a Project Kicking Off Monday in Colombia…Not Missouri"

Protecting People Who Don’t Believe They Need to Be Protected: "I would prefer to go ‘Low Profile’"

POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND METHODS

Security, Crisis Management, and Evacuation Planning: The 2:00 AM Friday Telephone Call: "The missiles are flying all around Israel and landing on our jobsite!"

Protecting People and Assets Around the World: From Green Acres to the Green Zone

Pre-Deployment and Security Awareness Training: "Tell me everything I need to know in about 15 minutes"

KEEPING CURRENT AND ON TRACK

Crisis Management Do’s and Don’ts: Pushing the Panic Button

Establishing and Maintaining Contact and Coordination with Local, Regional, and International Authorities: "We need a favor, we have people in your country whom we need evacuated – NOW!"

Keeping Current and Maximizing Your International Crisis and Security Management Efficiencies: "Now that you have solved my issues, why should I keep you around?"

How to Be All Things to All People: Putting It All Together

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