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.
Providing a blueprint for establishing a safety and security program, this book explains how to:
Identify natural and man-made risks, liabilities and security threats to employees and assets outside of the country
Create pre-deployment training programs to provide personnel with resources to keep them safe
Establish policies, procedures, programs and technologies for locating employees around the world at a moment’s notice
Gear programs towards employees who do not feel the need to be protected
Develop commingling crisis management and security plans for overseas projects
Liaison with foreign law enforcement, government agencies and militaries, and how to best utilize U.S. and Western government resources
Hardcover, 366 pages
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Challenges to Security Management in Companies with Global and High-Risk Operations
Chapter 2: Travel Tracking and Intelligence Issues: It's 3:00 a.m. - Do You Know Where Your Expats Are?
Chapter 3: Risk Assessment Methodologies: The 5:00 p.m. Friday Telephone Call - "We've Got a Project Kicking Off Monday in Colombia"
Chapter 4: Protecting People Who Don't Believe They Need to Be Protected: "I Would Prefer to Go Low Profile"
Chapter 5: Security, Crisis Management, and Evacuation Planning: The 2:00 a.m. Friday Telephone Call - "The Missiles Are Flying All around Us!"
Chapter 6: Crisis Management Do's and Don'ts: Pushing the Crisis Button
Chapter 7: Protecting People and Assets around the World: From Green Acres to the Green Zone
Chapter 8: Predeployment and Security Awareness Training: "Tell Me Everything I Need to Know about This Country in about 15 Minutes"
Chapter 9: Establishing and Maintaining Contact and Coordination with Local, Regional, and International Authorities: "We Need a Favor, We Have People in Your Country That We Need Evacuated Now!"
Chapter 10: Benchmarking International Crisis and Security Management: "Give Me One Good Reason Why Our Company Needs to Do This"
Chapter 11: Maximizing Your Security and Crisis Management Efficiency: "How to Be All Things to All People, and Keeping It Real"
Appendix A: Emergency Management Plan
Appendix B: General Strike/Protest Overview
Appendix C: Bomb Threat Procedures
Appendix D: Security, Safety, and Evacuation Plan
Appendix E: Workplace Violence Procedures