TITLE

Play Well with Others to Further Your Career

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, Ronny J.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May2006, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips for fire fighters on career development. As the fire fighter start to develop leadership skills in the fire service, he will probably aggravate someone as he rises in the chain of command. Very effective leaders have an ability to deal with conflict without rank. The character attributes a fire fighter need to remain a strong individual while simultaneously being considered a team player by others are to be firm, fair and friendly.
ACCESSION #
20952119

 

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