- fired up leadership. Nybo, Darcy // Okanagan Life;Spring2013, p12
The article focuses on the leadership of Jeffrey Carlisle as a fire chief at the Kelowna Fire Department in British Columbia. It explores how he became the fire chief in the area from being a fire fighter when he was a teenager to earning his masters degree in leadership after he retired from...
- 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.
- One-Minute Motivator. Kraft, Steve // Fire Engineering;Apr2006, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p217
+The article discusses the importance of fire chiefs' leadership in their departments. It has been inferred that as leaders of the fire crew, fire chiefs should properly teach their fire fighters on their jobs. Their crews must be taught with correct behaviors to avoid huge issues in their...
- Officer Development: Leaders Teach. VISCUSO, FRANK // Fire Engineering;Mar2014, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p117
The article defines 13 leadership traits and qualities that firefighters and the public look for in a fire service leader. These include loyalty, education, adaptability, determination, enthusiasm, resourcefulness, selflessness, toughness, empathy, assertiveness, courage, honor, and willingness...
- Yea or Nay? West, Pat // Fire Chief;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p56
The article focuses on the difficult time for fire chiefs when they face a "no confidence vote," a public statement that firefighters don't believe in their management and leadership. A painful public ordeal, votes of no confidence surface from time to time in cities across the U.S. where...
- 12 commandments for new fire chiefs. Crawford, Brian A. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;12/13/2012, p2
The article discusses the so-called 12 commandments for newly appointed fire chiefs which include prioritizing service to the citizens, never failing to lead and accepting the fact that they cannot please everyone.
- Those who can, teach. Coleman, Ronny J. // Fire Chief;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p42
Explores factors to be considered by fire chiefs when teaching firefighter students in the U.S. Student focus; Knowledge expectations; Delivery of course materials.
- Do you hear what I hear? Loeb, Donald L. // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p60
Explores the importance of evacuation signals to protect the lives of firefighters in the U.S. Blowing of apparatus sirens; Importance of wearing appropriate protective gear; Duty of fire chiefs to prevent fireground deaths.
- Fundamental skills take new fire chiefs down the right path. Crawford, Brian A. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;12/13/2012, p1
The article offers administrative or management tips for newly appointed fire chiefs. It suggests that new fire chiefs should surround themselves with the brightest and most gifted people they know, conduct regular face-to-face dialogues with their firefighters, command staff and union...