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Flashcards in Ch. 19: Crew Resource Management and Leading Change Deck (25):
1

What are the two fire officer practices that affect success?

crew resource management (CRM) and leading change

2

What is a behavioral approach to reducing human error in high-risk or high-consequence activities?

CRM

3

What describes the process of recommending changes and developing a process to establish a change?

leading change

4

What are the two reasons explaining why holes appear in layers of defense?

active failures and latent conditions

5

What are the unsafe acts committed by people who are in direct contact with the situation or system?

active failures

6

What are the inevitable "resident pathogens" within the system?

latent conditions

7

What three activities does the CRM error management model incorporate?

avoidance, entrapment, and mitigating consequences

8

What provides the greatest opportunity for trapping and preventing errors from becoming a catastrophe?

error avoidance

9

What is the action taken by emergency responders to minimize the effect of an emergency on a community?

mitigation

10

What six areas does the fire service CRM cover?

- communication skills
- teamwork
- task allocation
- critical decision making
- situational awareness
- debriefing

11

What is the successful transfer and understanding of a thought from one person to another?

communication

12

What are the keys to reducing errors resulting from miscommunication?

developing a standard language and teaching appropriate assertive behavior

13

What is the statement of opinion that recommends what the person believes is the proper course of action under a specific set of circumstances?

advocacy

14

What is the key factor to keep in mind is that communication should not focus on...

who is right, but rather on what is right.

15

What are the three components that comprise the triangle of leadership?

- effective leadership
- trust and respect
- leadership skills

16

True respect is based on what three competencies?

personal, technical, and social

17

What competence refers to an individual's own internal strengths, capabilities, and character?

personal competence

18

What competence refers to an individual's ability to perform tasks that require specific knowledge or skills?

technical competence

19

What competence refers to a person's ability to interact effectively with other people?

social competence

20

What is the focal point of CRM in conflict resolution?

to focus on what is right, not who is right.

21

What refers to dividing responsibilities among individuals and teams in a manner that allows for their effective accomplishment?

task allocation

22

What describes how commanders can recognize a plausible plan of action?

recognition-primed decision making (RPD)

23

What describes how commanders make decisions in their natural environment?

naturalistic decision making

24

What is the accurate perception of what is going on around you?

situational awareness

25

What is one of the common human behavior factors that leads to a loss of situational awareness?

The tendency to ignore or disregard information that is out of context.