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Sharpen your leadership skills and improve departmental performance with Management in the Fire Service, Fourth Edition. This text is the best source for proven strategies on handling managerial challenges unique to the fire service. Readers will find the latest on vital topics such as pre-fire planning, incident command, public fire and life safety education, management of financial resources, and training. In addition to the inclusion of new chapters on size-up and company operations, the Fourth Edition is also loaded with new chapter features including learning objectives, key term definitions, case studies, and end-of-chapter review questions.
Posted July 3, 2006
Harry Carter's Management in the Fire Service is another extension of Harry's style: incoherent, irrelevant, and unreadable. For Harry, this book is yet another attempt to feign his way into the circle of the true leaders in today's fire service. In it's truest form, it is a pulpit from which Harry seeks to convince us that he really does have something both original and provocative to say. Unfortunately for Harry, it is just a rerun of what little we learned at Harry's train-wreck talk at FDIC 2000. His sentences are verbose and muddy, and he lacks a direction in his style, content, and in the arrangement of his outdated ideas. This book is a waste of paper, ink, money, and time.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.