Port Security

"Describe the framework for Managing and Leading a Security Force."

Management is a "process of working with and through individuals and groups and other resources to accomplish organizational goals." ( Christopher, 2009 P. 180). The central challenges within the port security management is the ability to effectively manage changing worker's demand, government and legal requirement as well as managing the issue of workforce diversity. Thus, port security must develop a framework for effective security management to achieve these goals. The strategy to develop this framework and leading a security force is the responsibility of security manager. To manage and lead a security force, a security manager must be able to:

Plan, direct, organize and coordinate workforce,

Minimize conflict

Maintaining an effective interpersonal relationship,

Resolve and identify supervisory problems,

Direct employees to meet the departmental objectives,

Be aware of employees' physical and mental health conditions,

Maintain employee demeanor and...
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