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Leadership in dangerous situations : a handbook for the Armed Forces, emergency services, and first responders

Author: Patrick J Sweeney; Michael D Matthews; Paul B Lester
Publisher: Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, ©2011.
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Leadership in Dangerous Situations provides in-depth coverage of the key psychological, social and organization factors that impact individual and organizational effectiveness for First Responders in dangerous environments. Leading scholars discuss how current theories and empirical research provides guidelines to help solve the challenges leaders are likely to face in dangerous contexts. This book is directed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leadership in dangerous situations.
Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, c2011
(DLC) 2011025667
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Sweeney; Michael D Matthews; Paul B Lester
ISBN: 9781612510613 1612510612
OCLC Number: 769187668
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 414 p.) : ill., tables.
Contents: Illustrations and Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Leading in Dangerous Situations; Section 1: Enhancing One's Psychological Body Armor; 2 What Leaders Should Knowabout Courage; 3 Understanding and Managing Stress; 4 Resilience and Leadership in Dangerous Contexts; 5 Understanding and Mitigating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; 6 Obedience and Personal Responsibility; 7 Ethics in Dangerous Situations; 8 Meaning-Making; Section 2: Influencing When People Are in Harm's Way; 9 Trust; 10 Building Resilient Teams; 11 Morale; 12 Leadership When It Matters Most. 13 The Decisive Moment14 Crisis Leadership; 15 Leading and Managing Those Working and Living in Captive Environments; 16 Leading across Cultures; Section 3: Leveraging the Organization; 17 Creating a Culture for Leading and Performing in the Extreme; 18 Choosing the Elite; 19Leader Development for Dangerous Contexts; Conclusion; 20 A Holistic Approach to Leading in Dangerous Situations; About the Editors; About the Contributors; index.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick J. Sweeney, Michael D. Matthews, and Paul B. Lester.

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Leadership in Dangerous Situations provides in-depth coverage of the key psychological, social and organization factors that impact individual and organizational effectiveness for First Responders in dangerous environments. Leading scholars discuss how current theories and empirical research provides guidelines to help solve the challenges leaders are likely to face in dangerous contexts. This book is directed to First Responders leaders from the Military, Law Enforcement, Fire, Emergency Services and Not-for profit agencies working in dangerous areas. The purpose of this book is to assist the.

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