The Sentinel CEO: Perspectives on Security, Risk, and Leadership in a Post-9/11 World
The Sentinel CEO takes a proactive look-from the perspective of top executives-at the ways business has changed since 9/11. Filled with in-depth interviews with America's leading CEOs, security experts, public officials, and academics, this essential tool underscores how a business's core values can help it address and recover from unforeseen threats.
A revealing examination of the subtle and profound ways in which American business has changed, The Sentinel CEO explores a variety of risks facing businesses of all sizes that operate in a global environment. This important book includes timely discussion of growing anti-American sentiments worldwide, the avian flu, and the impact of tougher immigration enforcement on the talent pool in the United States.
About the Author.
PART 1: UNDERSTANDING SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT.
1 CEO Reflections from the Front: Integrated Security and Risk Management.
2 A Framework for Managing Security and Risk.
3 The Chief Security Officer.
PART 2: THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBALIZATION.
4 Opportunity and Risk: China and India in Comparative and Historical Perspective.
5 Reputation at Risk: Managing America’s Brand and Image.
6 Imagining the Unimaginable: Avian Flu.
7 An Unintended Consequence: Security, Immigration, and Education.
PART 3: THE WAY FORWARD.
8 Lessons Learned: The Importance of Fundamentals.
9 Sustainable Leadership: Imperatives for a New Century.
"Parrett..executive member..addresses a timely topic: how companies can respond to globalization and terrorism by incorporating security and risk management into their strategic planning." (Choice, November 2007)
"...it's a thought-provoking read." (CA Magazine, November 2007)
"Bill Parrett had done a formidable job of articulating the goal we have set for ourselves, and I can unreservedly call his book brilliant." (WorldAffairsMonthly.com; 8/2007)