chapter  12
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The Security Office: Administrative Issues

Security firms are just like any other businesses: time wasted is money evaporating. Dominic Deeson describes time wasting as a form of theft and surely bad management practice that must be controlled.3 Pinkerton’s, Inc., has determined nine universal ways of wasting time:

Pinkerton’s has also compiled a list of the “Top 40 Time Wasters Worldwide” (Figure 12.15). Aside from the economic disadvantages of inefficiency, any professional approach insists upon

high-level organizational and administrative skills. Intelligent management dictates enlightened administrative practice.