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The Security Consultant's Handbook by Richard Bingley

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CHAPTER 2: BECOMING A DEVELOPED SECURITY MANAGER

2.1 Context

“Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker, management consultant, academic and author.

The actual size of the global security market is difficult to estimate. The British Security Industry Authority recently estimated that the world market for security and fire protection was worth £178.6bn (1). With so many security practitioners bidding for such a variety and volume of work, it is vital that security consultants can genuinely understand and project reassurance that they can deliver an all-encompassing security capability. After all, clients are entrusting them with the safety of their most prized assets: their people.

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