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Definition of Leadership

process by which a person influences others to understand and agree about what needs to be done and how to do it, and the process of facilitating individual and collective efforts to accomplish shared objectives

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does becoming officer make you a leader

it confers authority, but does no make a person a leader

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leadership styles

autocratic
democratic
laissez faire

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autocratic leadership define

iron hand approach used when need to maintain high personal control

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democratic leadership is

consultative approach

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often used by specialized companies with unusual emergency situation

democratic

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what is laissez faire style and when used

free reign, when working w experienced FFs and routine duties

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French and Ravens power types

legitimate
reward
expert
referent
coercive

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two categories of power types according to French and raven

personal power
positional power

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Yukl added two more categories to power types

informational
ecological

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benefits to pre assignment and at scene assignment

pre assign saves time at scene. at scene prevent unnecessary assigns

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leadership req when immediate action reqd

autocratic

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values of TFD

safety
teamwork
integrity
professionalism
excellence
safety

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theory that assumes behavior is a function of consequences

reinforcement theory

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reinforcements

positive
negative
extinction
punishment (not legit)

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motivation-hygiene theory

breaks motivation in two parts.
Hygiene (pay, work, conditions)
Motivation (promotion, award)

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what is equity theory

employees evaluate outcomes they receive for their inputs and compare them with outcomes others receive for their inputs

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expectancy theory

people act in a manner they believe will lead to an outcome they value

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expectancy theory a fire officer must address

employee is working toward goal and award