Business Intelligence And Espionage

Title:                      Business Intelligence And Espionage

Author:                  Richard M. Greene, Jr.

Greene, Richard M. (1966). Business Intelligence And Espionage. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin

LCCN:    66025591

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  • Management, business intelligence, and espionage, by R. M. Greene.–An introduction to intelligence systems in business, Anonymous.–Military and corporate intelligence, by C. F. Carroll.–Planning and administration of the business intelligence group, by J. L. Fredrick.–Development of intelligence and espionage, by A. D. Johnstone.–Using marketing intelligence and information to win defense programs, by P. L.Oster.–A model for RFP evaluation, by R. E. Beckwith.–Data sources and their evaluation, by H. Laitin.–Automatic methods of information storage and retrieval, by C. W. Salm.–Electronic eavesdropping (bugging): its use and countermeasures, by S. W. Netolicky.–Intelligence operations for retail stores and chains, by B. Sussman.–Using business intelligence to build through mergers and acquisitions, by P. H. Stanton.–Bibliography (p. 251–67)–Appendix A: Industrial espionage, by E. F. Furash.–Appendix B: How they sell, by F. C. Klein.


Date Posted:      July 11, 2016

Reviewed by Paul W. Blackstock and Frank L. Schaf[1]

A substantial textbook on industrial espionage and counterespionage edited by the president of R .M. Greene & Associates, who is also an experienced management consultant from California. The authors of the thirteen chapters and two appendices provide detailed information on concepts, methods, values, and ethics, including useful material for courses of instruction in the field or for establishing a business intelligence unit in an industrial organization. The editor states that since roughly $113 million per year go into estimating the strengths of business competition in the United States, a company cannot afford to be without a formal business intelligence element. Excellent overall bibliography at the end of the book with specific bibliographic references after most chapters.

[1] Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr. Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., p. 135

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