Fire Service Personnel Management / Edition 1

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Unique in focus and content, this book explores the basic concepts of public personnel management as they apply specifically to the fire service environment and circumstances. Reflecting the author's extensive experience as a fire chief of a large fire department and a state fire training director, it features insights, discussions, and real-world examples that fire service personnel will recognize and relate to instantly. Overview of Personnel Management. Workforce Issues of the 21st Century. Legal Issues. Job Analysis and Design. Fire Service Recruitment. Selection for Employment and Promotion. Training and Development. Performance Appraisal. Discipline. Health and Safety. Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining. For practicing and prospective fire service personnel managers.
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Integrates basic concepts of public personnel management with specific fire service applications and circumstances. Examines established personnel management concepts and looks at them in relation to fire departments, with chapters on workforce issues, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, training, health and safety, and labor relations. Real world fire service examples link concepts to actual field practice. For fire department officers and prospective officers. The author is affiliated with the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute at the University of Maryland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130128850
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 12/20/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Overview of personnel management 1
Ch. 2 Workforce issues of the twenty-first century 21
Ch. 3 Legal issues 40
Ch. 4 Job analysis and design 62
Ch. 5 Fire service recruitment 78
Ch. 6 Selection for employment and promotion 92
Ch. 7 Training and development 118
Ch. 8 Performance appraisal 145
Ch. 9 Discipline 166
Ch. 10 Health and safety 183
Ch. 11 Labor relations and collective bargaining 211
Ch. 12 Productivity and performance 237
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