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Fire Service Personnel Management with MyFireKit, 3rd Edition

Fire Service Personnel Management with MyFireKit, 3rd EditionPhysical Product
  • By Steven T. Edwards
  • Pub. Date: Aug 5, 2009 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-512677-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-512677-6

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  • New section on fire service personnel development along with professional qualifications at the end of each chapter
  • Expanded section on managing diversity in the fire service
  • Information on distance education and other training techniques
  • More information on how to handle workforce issues, training and development, and performance appraisals
  • Fire department health and safety covered in detail
  • Case studies at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and discussion
  • Electronic reference sites for further information
  • Focus on the management of increasing diversity and personnel issues of the 21st century
  • Personnel management is explored as it relates directly to fire department operations with relevant examples
  • More legal analysis involving sexual harassment, ADA, and other complex issues


Fire Service Personnel Management is written with basic public personnel management concepts and incorporates fire service applications and examples throughout, while serving as both a successful text in the classroom and as an excellent resource for promotional officer candidates. Updated topics include: fire service personnel development, professional qualifications, recruitment, and diversity issues. The book is a top-notch resource for promotional officer candidates and current managers in the fire service.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Overview of Personnel Management

Chapter 2  Workforce Issues of the Twenty-First Century

Chapter 3  Legal Issues

Chapter 4  Job Analysis and Design

Chapter 5  Fire Service Recruitment

Chapter 6  Selection for Employment and Promotion

Chapter 7  Training and Development

Chapter 8  Performance Appraisal

Chapter 9  Discipline

Chapter 10  Health and Safety

Chapter 11  Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

Chapter 12  Productivity and Performance

Chapter 13  Fire Service Professional Development

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