Fire and Rescue Services: Leadership and Management Perspectives 1st ed. 2018 Edition

Ebook Details

Authors

Peter Murphy, Kirsten Greenhalgh

Year 2017
Pages 240
Publisher Springer
Language en
ISBN 9783319621531
File Size 2.45 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

This unique text fills a major gap in the emergency services literature by surveying the research on fire and rescue service management in the UK. An extensive evidence base focuses on organizational culture, leadership skills, standards, and accountability, emphasizing the services’ dual roles as first responders and guardians of public safety and prevention. The implications for international public health and safety programs are made clear as the services’ recent history illustrates the complex challenges typical of functioning within local and national political contexts. Chapters take on a broad range of management, leadership, service delivery, and staffing concerns, including: