there are mountains of information. Intelligence Managers and
practitioners transform these mountains into intelligence
and convey it to the decision-makers. Intelligence is
crucial. It maximises opportunity and minimises risk.
Intelligence practitioners must apply critical thinking
and transparent analysis to increase understanding and
reduce uncertainty. They must learn how to influence
Managing Intelligence: The Art of Influence, solidly
grounded in theory, provides practical guidance for
managers and practitioners to develop and implement
intelligence programs. It shows how to integrate these
programs into an organisation in a coherent and functional
The book also outlines management issues that are
specific to the intelligence profession. Key themes
include - the capability, models, people and processes
required to support those in the business of making
tactical, operational and strategic decisions and the
transformation of intelligence into value.
Intelligence experts Neil Quarmby and Lisa Jane Young
cogently expand the concept of using intelligence
to support organisational decision-making by
creating a series of programs to detect, analyse and
report on threats and risks in the broader environment.
Managing Intelligence: The Art of Influence is written
for Intelligence Managers and practitioners
operating in law enforcement, national security, the
regulatory sector and throughout the private sector.