Nations across the globe are facing a clear and present danger. During the past decade in Europe and the United States, the uptick in threats to national security and public safety, virtual and physical, is due to an often-overlooked common denominator – the human element.
A recent Rand Corporation report titled “Working Conditions in the United States” finds that women reported verbal abuse, threats, and humiliating behavior at a slightly higher rate than men, but experienced a fivefold occurrence of unwanted sexual attention, compared to that reported by men.
About 20% of America’s workers were subjected to some form of verbal abuse, unwanted sexual attention, threats, or humiliating behavior at work in the past month or to physical violence, bullying or harassment, or sexual harassment at work in the past 12 months.
Dealing with workplace bullying situations is always a challenging task. There are, however, circumstances where the complexity and the challenges faced by the responsible authorities are even greater than usual.
Having completed the travel part of your trip – or at least the first half of it – you often find yourself in an unfamiliar land. You do not speak the language and may not be fully aware of local threats and vulnerabilities.
When you travel, you and your property can be subjected to a variety of threats such as those of a criminal variety, espionage and terrorism.
DBIEDs or Drone Borne Improvised Explosive devices can turn into real threats. They are small, quiet, almost invisible, and they can, directly and indirectly, cause substantial damage.
Retail loss prevention has long ceased to be a single-expert effort. The complexity of any retail environment requires the experience, insight and innovativeness of experts from multiple disciplines. That’s exactly what TAL Global’s “Team Of Experts” concept offers.
Southeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula in particular have been dealing with a growing wave of alarming news: missiles and threats seem to fly with increasing frequency and magnitude; nuclear tests and talk of apocalypse, sanctions and the beating of the war drums are sure to set people’s nerves on edge.
Retail is diversifying and moving away from the traditional brick-and-mortar domain; it is reasonable to assume that retail loss and with it retail loss prevention will also evolve in interesting and challenging ways. Mike Keenan, a veteran RLP innovator, is looking at some of the directions RLP may take in the near and medium future.