- LAND OF 10,000 FACES. Forte, Roco S. // Fire Chief;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p32
Discusses the fire fighter recruiting and retaining practices of the fire department in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Testing system of the department; Inclusion of women and minorities in the work force; Promotional opportunities offered by the department; Proactive approach of the department in...
- Overhauling your organizational goals. Shouldis, William // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p22
Presents an officer development program that aims to improve the educational methodology in human resource management of fire services. Fundamental philosophy behind the program; Fire cause investigation; Fire prevention; Public's demand for improved performance and controlled costs; Training...
- Party's OVER. Terwilliger, Michael S. // Fire Chief;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p36
Discusses the fire fighter retention strategy adopted by the fire department in Truckee, California. Organization structure of the department; Advantages and disadvantages of a camaraderie-based retention system; Implementation of a system that placed the emphasis on quality; Recruitment and...
- DISCIPLINARY ACTION. Cornell, Jennifer // Fire Chief;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p80
Focuses on the progressive discipline program of fire departments. Goals of progressive discipline programs; Disciplinary guidelines for essential fire department rules; Consistent application of discipline system; Types of questions to consider in the evaluation of discipline record.
- Q&A. // Manager's Legal Bulletin;1/15/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p4
The article provides answer to a question of the kind of documentation to prepare before disciplining an employee.
- Discipline Without Punishment. Grote, Dick // Across the Board;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p52
Describes the discipline without punishment approach in dealing with employee performance problems. Results of the approach to companies; How the method works; Benefits of using a paid disciplinary suspension.
- KEEP MEMBERS FROM 'VOTING WITH THEIR FEET'. Fitzwilliam, John F. // Fire Engineering;Jan2001, Vol. 154 Issue 1, p10
Discusses the importance of maintaining morale among volunteer fire fighters and rescuers. Consequences of deteriorating volunteer morale; Steps for resolving internal conflicts and tensions within the organization; Basic conditions required by effective teams; Common causes of lowered morale;...
- Reinventing the fire service. Paton, Nic // Personnel Today;10/28/2003, p22
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- Burning ambition. Matthews, Virginia // Personnel Today;2/7/2006, p6
The article reports that modernising the heavily unionised, male-dominated Fire and Rescue Service in Great Britain is a colossal challenge. The human resource strategy is just one part of an ambitious modernisation programme in the heavily unionised, male-dominated fire service since a...