Unforeseen Circumstances: Strategies and Technologies for Protecting Your Business and Your People in a Less Secure / Edition 1

Unforeseen Circumstances: Strategies and Technologies for Protecting Your Business and Your People in a Less Secure / Edition 1

by Alexis D. Gutzman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814471587

ISBN-13: 9780814471586

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: AMACOM Books

Unforeseen Circumstances addresses the changes that companies must make to prevent crippling losses in the wake of sudden events. This timely and crucial book takes executives through an array of alternative strategies and new technologies in vital areas such as:

• Employee safety and security: in-depth interviews with security professionals

Overview

Unforeseen Circumstances addresses the changes that companies must make to prevent crippling losses in the wake of sudden events. This timely and crucial book takes executives through an array of alternative strategies and new technologies in vital areas such as:

• Employee safety and security: in-depth interviews with security professionals on facing both traditional and unconventional threats; plus new developments like paperless mail, fingerprint and voice recognition, retinal scanning, and other biometric identification techniques

• Operational strategy: organizational changes; reducing reliance on plant- and infrastructure-based workplace models; rethinking sales, marketing, and project management; minimizing costs and risks of air travel; succession planning.

• Communications and information: technologies for virtual and teleconferenced meetings, webcast presentations, and desktop-based training; plus advances in remote data storage, secure information transfer, and wireless applications.

Companies that change with the times will not only be prepared for any eventuality, they’ll also keep employees happy and business running smoothly for years to come."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814471586
Publisher:
AMACOM Books
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Changed Landscape of Business

Part 1. How Can You Keep Your Employees Safe?

1. A Safe Employee is a Productive Employee

2. Conquer Travel Fears with Virtual Meetings & Training

3. Use Webcasting to Sell Without a Handshake

4. Keep Projects Running Smoothly with Project Management Software

5. Keep Employees Connected from Home when There’s a Crisis

Part 2. What If Your Employees and Customers Are Afraid to Open the Mail?

6. Paperless Direct and Transactional Mail and Mail Room Security

7. Keep the Money Flowing with E-Billing and E-Payments Systems

8. Find an E-Mail System that Keeps the Lines of Communication Open

Part 3. How Can Your Protect Your Place of Business and Your Data?

9. Site Security from Procedures to Biometric Technology

10. Cut the Cords and Keep Your Network on Line

11. Secure Your Data Here, There, and In-Between

12. How to Protect E-mail: The Big Vulnerability

13. Using ASPs and MSPs to Decrease Your Dependence of Physical Plant

14. Preparing for the Worst — Succession Planning"

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >