Teach Leadership with People, Not Programs
- Can You Learn from a Poor Leader? Thill, Judy // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p40
The article focuses on several negative leadership traits that a fire chief may possess including a lack of concern for others, unfairness, lack of integrity, critical of change and critical of other people.
- IFSJLM Research Symposium Celebrates 10th Anniversary. England, Robert E. // Speaking of Fire;Summer2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
The article offers information on the Research Symposium 14 in support of the "International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management" to be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 12, 2014.
- Pump Panel Leadership. MITCHELL, JAMIE M. // Fire Engineering;Jul2013, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p92
The article looks at the job responsibilities of the pump power leader (PPL) position in fire departments. Leadership attributes necessary for an effective PPL include vision, gaining crew buy-in or consensus, adaptability to change, mentorship, empowering and cultivating young leaders, and...
- Assistant Chief/Operations and Training - Osage Beach (Mo.) Fire Protection District. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;6/29/2012, p1
The article announces that the Osage Beach Fire Protection District of Missouri is looking for an assistant chief in charge of operations and training. The assistant chief's responsibilities include management and training of all shift and volunteer personnel within the district. Some of the...
- NAMES IN THE NEWS. // Fire Engineering;Dec2003, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p115
Reports on developments related to executives and personnel of fire departments and emergency services organizations in the U.S. Selection of U.S. Fire Administrator R. David Paulison as Fire Protection Person of the Year by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers; Appointment of Association...
- Work Horse or Show Horse? Gasaway, Richard B. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p38
The article offers several recommendations to ensure the functionality of a fire chief. A fire chief must serve as an example to fire fighters. Being a loyal leader imitates the same behavior to subordinates. Ideal fire chiefs know how to be good leaders.
- BECOMING A GOOSE IN A WORLD OF TURKEYS: EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP IN THE FIRE SERVICE. Stoney, Lori P. // Fire Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 159 Issue 8, p69
The article focuses on effective leadership in fire prevention service in the U.S. A good fire service leader must learn the quality of character. These leaders are infused with humor and humility. A proficient leader has a vision an is intensely focused on outcome and results and has a workable...
- 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.
- Making the transition from battalion to executive company officer. Prziborowski, Steve // Fire Chief Expert Blog;9/26/2013, p2
The article offers some suggestions to assist a firefighter with successfully transitioning from battalion chief to executive chief director. It defines the responsibilities expected from both positions in smaller departments as compared with larger departments. It also explores the challenges a...