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Published: March 28, 2017

People management and security risk management

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EISF is pleased to announce the publication of our latest module within GISF’s Security to Go guide: People Management.

People management has a direct impact on security risk management. This module, developed by Christine Williamson, takes a closer look at the employee cycle and identifies the practices in people management which carry an obligation or risk. This module demonstrates that the best solution for good people management integrates security risk management with all stages of the employee cycle (see diagram below).


Read the new module here.


More interesting work on the relationship between security risk management and people management:

In collaboration with RedR, DisasterReady has recently launched short video courses to provide guidance and practical steps to ensure HR staff and anybody responsible for people management can fully integrate security management into their work.

Log into Disaster Ready (or create your profile) and find the following courses under the Safety & Security section:

The Importance of Recruitment in Good Security Management
This 20-minute online course provides guidance and practical steps for HR to play a central role in good security management through the recruitment, selection, and induction of staff.  

The Importance of Staff Retention in Good Security Management
Staff turnover can undermine good security management. Learn the importance of monitoring and responding to dissatisfaction factors and stress. This online course is critical for anyone responsible for recruiting and managing staff.

Staff Exit from Projects
Staff promotions, departures, office closures, and layoffs can increase security risks. This course details the human resource processes your organisation needs to reduce these risks and ensure employees are treated fairly as they exit the organisation.