D.C. FIRE

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ISBN: 9781593703042

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Overview

Chief Dennis Rubin, a 40-year fire service veteran and author of Rube's Rules for Survival, offers his newest leadership text based on his tenure as chief of Washington, D.C. Fire & EMS. This fast-paced collection of behind-the-scenes stories and case studies provides the reader with insight on how leadership techniques More »

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ISBN: 9781593703042

Chief Dennis Rubin, a 40-year fire service veteran and author of Rube's Rules for Survival, offers his newest leadership text based on his tenure as chief of Washington, D.C. Fire & EMS. This fast-paced collection of behind-the-scenes stories and case studies provides the reader with insight on how leadership techniques can be applied for better or worse in a real-world setting where a new chief has to hit the ground running. Case studies also include discussion questions to stimulate additional perspectives on effective leadership methods and the pitfalls that can occur for those who hold the greatest responsibility. Whether you belong to a major metropolitan department or a smaller volunteer organization, Rubin's stories will provide a fascinating look at the dilemmas of fire service leadership today.

Contents:

Introduction
The odyssey begins: My selection process
First day at the grim
What's the address?
It's not your father's fire department
Sex in the city
Big fires
Big water
The whistle blowers club
The twisted deposition
Amazing times at D.C.
The day the metro crashed
Three attempted murders and one suicide
The inauguration of the 44th president of the United States
The next day
Epilogue

 

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