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D.C. Fire

Author: Dennis Rubin
Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma : Fire Engineering, PennWell, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"...This fast-paced collection of behind-the-scenes stories and case studies provides the reader with insight on how leadership techniques can be appliedfor better or worsein 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dennis Rubin; Dennis Rubin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Rubin
ISBN: 9781593703042 159370304X
OCLC Number: 829239455
Description: xix, 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The odyssey begins : my selection process --
The 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 --
The day the metrorail crashed --
The internal terrorist --
No more second chances --
The Presidential Inauguration --
The next day --
Amazing times in D.C.
Responsibility: Dennis L. Rubin.

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"...This fast-paced collection of behind-the-scenes stories and case studies provides the reader with insight on how leadership techniques can be appliedfor better or worsein 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.".
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