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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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As an introductory level text for the Fire Administration course, this text offers a balance of intormation to enable success as a Company Officer, Battalion Commander, Deputy Chief, or Chief Executive Officer.  The career development model of the National Fire Academy, and the model curriculum of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) group--industry leaders in fire service education and training--served as a basis for this important text.  With experience in a variety of posiitons and associations, Chief Bruegman brings a real world focus as this text covers principles of leadership and management, including support elements such as budget and personnel management, team building, and managing change.  Evaluations of personal leadership style and importance of the individual in helping to shape the fire service of the future make this a great training tool for leaders and adminstrators. 

Synopsis:

Fire Administration offers a balance of information to enable success as a company officer, battalion commander, deputy chief or chief executive officer.  The career development model of the National Fire Academy, and the model curriculum of the Fire Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE) group, industry leaders in fire service education and training, served as a basis for this important text. With experience in a variety of positions and associations, Chief Bruegman brings a real world focus as this book covers principles of leadership and management including support elements such as budget and personnel management, team building and managing change.  Evaluations of personal leadership style and importance of the individual in helping to shape the fire service of the future make this a great training tool for leaders and administrators.

About the Author

Randy R. Bruegman is currently the Fire Chief for the city of Fresno, California, and is a noted author and lecturer on Leadership and Managing Change in the Fire Service.  In addition to this text, Chief Bruegman is has authored two additional texts: Exceeding Customer Expectations, and the Chief Officer: A Symbol is a Promise both published by Pearson/Prentice Hall.

 

Chief Bruegman has served on the Accreditation Task Force for the International Association of Fire Chiefs for eight years, six as Vice-Chairman.  Chief Bruegman served as President of the IAFC (2002) and has served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Center for Public Safety Excellence since 2003.  Chief Bruegman holds an Associate Degree in Fire Science, a Bachelor's Degree in Business, and a Master's Degree in Management.

 

 

 

Dr. Lindsey is the Fire Chief for Estero Fire Rescue. Additionally, he serves as the education coordinator for 24-7 EMS, and an adjunct instructor for St Petersburg EMS program.

 

He is an experienced leader, educator, lecturer, author, and consultant in emergency services. Dr. Lindsey earned his doctorate and master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from USF. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire and Safety Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an associate in paramedic from Harrisburg Area Community College.

 

Dr. Lindsey has over twenty-eight years of diverse experience in the emergency services industry. He serves as an Advisory Council member for the National EMS Advisory Council and the State of Florida EMS, representative to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education EMS degree committee, and as a Vice-Chairman for the Florida Fire Chief Association EMS Section.

 

Table of Contents

Preface

About the Author

About the Experts

Chapter 1: Our Heritage and Our History

Chapter 2: Preparing for Your Future

Chapter 3: Principles of Leadership and Management

Chapter 4: What is Your Leadership Style?

Chapter 5: Leading and Managing in a Changing Environment

Chapter 6: Leadership Ethics

Chapter 7: Personnel Management: Building Your Team

Chapter 8: Managing Emergency Services

Chapter 9: Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection

Chapter 10: Quality of the Fire Service

Chapter 11: Community Disaster Planning

Chapter 12: Shaping the Future

Appendix A: Measuring Customer Satisfaction

Appendix B: WMD Response Assets Guide

Appendix C: Assessing Your Local Capacity to Respond to a Disaster

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131720848
Author:
Bruegman, Randy R.
Publisher:
Brady Publishing
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffery
Author:
Jeffrey T. Lindsey Ph.D
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffrey T., Ph.D
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffery T
Author:
Lindsey, Jeffrey T.
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Fire departments
Subject:
Fire departments -- Management.
Subject:
Safety-Fire
Copyright:
Series:
Introduction to Fire and Emergency Services Administration
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
744
Dimensions:
10.1 x 8.2 x 1.2 in 1338 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Fire Administration offers a balance of information to enable success as a company officer, battalion commander, deputy chief or chief executive officer.  The career development model of the National Fire Academy, and the model curriculum of the Fire Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE) group, industry leaders in fire service education and training, served as a basis for this important text. With experience in a variety of positions and associations, Chief Bruegman brings a real world focus as this book covers principles of leadership and management including support elements such as budget and personnel management, team building and managing change.  Evaluations of personal leadership style and importance of the individual in helping to shape the fire service of the future make this a great training tool for leaders and administrators.
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