A forward--thinking approach to addressing corporate security challenges after 9/11 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 Americaa s leading CEOs, security experts, public officials, and academics, this essential tool underscores how a businessa 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.
William G. Parrett is Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Senior Partner, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. In a career spanning nearly four decades, he has served many large national and multinational businesses. He cofounded the Deloitte Global Financial Services Industry practice and served as its first chairman.
Preface: The Lessons of 1993. 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. Index.