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Pride & Ownership: A Firefighter's Love of the Job

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Publisher Comments:

Pride and Ownership holds no punches. Chief Rick Lasky takes a hard look at the fire service and finds it short on the only element that makes it effective: passion. Chief Lasky gives an upfront and honest criticism about the need to reignite the love o fthe job on every level, from chiefs on down. Key Features: History and traditions of the fire service with overviews of some of th most important fire service leaders, Detailed explanations of ceremonies for all ocasions from a firefighter's initiation to retirement, Over 150 photos displaying the rites and ceremonies, Helpful appendices full of sample documents for fire company use.

Synopsis:

This book serves as a guide for the seasoned veteran, the new firefighter and everyone in between, bringing them together for what it all takes to have that love for the job.

Each chapter addresses the next step in the leadership chain that is necessary for a fire service professional to succeed. The chapters are as follows: Our Mission; The Firefighter; The Company Officer; The Chief; Our Two Families; Sweating the Small Stuff; Changing Shirts-The Promotion; What September 11th Did For Us-The Good and the Bad; Ceremonies; Marketing Your Fire Department; Making It All Happen-Embracing Success; Have You Forgotten.

About the Author

Chief, City of Lewisville (TX) Fire Department

Table of Contents

Our Mission

The Firefighter

The Company Officer

The Chief

Our Two Families

Sweating the Small Stuff

Changing Shirts-The Promotion

What September 11th Did For Us-The Good and the Bad

Ceremonies

Marketing Your Fire Department

Making It All Happen-Embracing Success

Have You Forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593700782
Author:
Lasky, Rick
Publisher:
Fire Engineering Books
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Personnel management
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
firefighting, firefighter
Subject:
Fire extinction -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Safety-Fire
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
302
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Safety » Fire
History and Social Science » Americana » Fire Fighting

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Product details 302 pages Fire Engineering Books - English 9781593700782 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This book serves as a guide for the seasoned veteran, the new firefighter and everyone in between, bringing them together for what it all takes to have that love for the job.

Each chapter addresses the next step in the leadership chain that is necessary for a fire service professional to succeed. The chapters are as follows: Our Mission; The Firefighter; The Company Officer; The Chief; Our Two Families; Sweating the Small Stuff; Changing Shirts-The Promotion; What September 11th Did For Us-The Good and the Bad; Ceremonies; Marketing Your Fire Department; Making It All Happen-Embracing Success; Have You Forgotten.

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