TITLE

The Importance of Looking Back

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Bruce
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Nov2007, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the significance of awards and praise for the improvement of emergency medical services and fire services in the U.S. It was claimed that awards are integral part of the profession. He explained that the praise and recognition to those performing above and beyond in the organization will influence those who are not performing well.
ACCESSION #
27661342

 

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