KEYS TO THE KINGDOM
- EFOP: YEAR BY YEAR. // Fire Chief;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p58
Examines the applied research projects that fire officials must complete under the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program in the United States. Executive development; Community risk reduction; Analysis of fire service operations in emergency management; Executive leadership.
- Leadership Development and Decision-Making in the Fire Service: What Is It and How Do I Get Some? Mortenson, Royal P. // Speaking of Fire;Summer2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p6
The article discusses the leadership development working group created by the Illinois Fire Service Institute, a fire training and education (T&E) institution, in October 2012. The group is created to institutionalize leadership development and decision making for the fire service. It comprises...
- OUTCOMES OF A LEADERSHIP INTERVENTION FOR A METROPOLITAN FIRE DEPARTMENT. Beaton, Randall; Johnson, L. Clark; Infield, Susan; Ollis, Terry; Bond, Gail // Psychological Reports;Jun2001 Part 2, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p1049
Examines the efficacy of a leadership intervention for fire service supervisors in an urban fire department in the United States. Performance of immediate supervisors at postintervention of leadership; Improvement on stress-related symptoms indices of supervisors.
- EFOP APPLICATION PROCESS. // Fire Chief;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p66
Discusses the application process for the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program in the United States. Application materials; Minimum associate's degree from a college or university; Essay questionnaire.
- Officer Mentoring Preserves Fire Service Heritage. Schrage, Doug // Fire Engineering;Jul2007, Vol. 160 Issue 7, p83
The article focuses on the concept of officer mentoring to preserve fire service heritage. Fire departments face challenges when senior officers retire because of the losses of experience, information, and transfer of knowledge. Departments can handle this problem with office mentoring programs...
- Hiring Experienced Firefighters During Tough Times. WARD, BRIAN // Fire Engineering;Aug2010, Vol. 163 Issue 8, p97
The article discusses the advantages of hiring experienced firefighters after completing their evaluation/training through a one-week fast track or lateral evaluation program. The author believes that implementing such programs will provide quality staffing and cost savings for a fire...
- JESIP case study - delivery and implementing JESIP. // Fire;Nov2014, Vol. 110 Issue 1373, p53
An interview with three leaders of the blue-light services including Dave Osborne, Pete Brown, and Richard Coleman is presented. Topics discussed include Osborne's mention of the areas he was responsible for which included training of 55 fire officers, Brown's statement on the benefits received...
- NEAR MISS HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM. Grant, Stuart // Fire Engineering;Feb2007, Vol. 160 Issue 2, p61
The article relays the story of a Dallas, Texas, apartment fire, in which multiple firefighting response teams were unable to promptly coordinate communication among themselves during a successful attempt to rescue an injured firefighter. The author lists the lessons learned, including: the...
- FIREGROUND INTELLIGENCE. Brunacini, Alan // Fire Engineering;Feb2007, Vol. 160 Issue 2, p138
The author offers advice to fire incident commanders who must quickly size up changing fireground situations and make high-hazard decisions. Dynamic management of tactical intelligence in the compressed timeframe of a moving fire requires a triage-type focus. By expecting confusion, an incident...