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Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications

NFPA 1021

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A pattern of jobs and groups of jobs in an organization.

Structure:

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A ________ is the reason and organization exists.

mission

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A mission statement should capture the essence of an organization.

mission statement

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the purpose toward which an organization strives

Goals

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A ________ has less levels of bureaucracy

flatter organization

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A ________ reduces or eliminates certain outputs or services

slimmer organization

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The basic premise of ________ involves the relationship between task orientation and relationship orientation

contingency leadership

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Education and training should help keep the chief fire officer ________ when performing their incident command role.

Proactive

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The basis of ________ lies in the strength and example of the leader.

Charismatic Leadership

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________ is an attempt to demonstrate the appropriate relationship between the leaders behavior any particular aspects of the situation – the readiness level of the followers.

Situational leadership

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Concern for the follower is the basic component for creating effective ________ .

Citizen Leadership

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The ________ is focused on ensuring that others highest needs are being met as a higher priority than being recognized as a leader.

Servant Leader

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________ leadership theory focuses on finding together the interests of the leader and a follower into something greater than the acts of the individuals

Transformational

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Follower development and Follower ________ are targeted outcomes of transformational leadership

Performance

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________ leadership is based on a series of transactions between the leader and the person being led.

Transactional

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Goals must be ________ because goals that are unachievable only served to frustrate the members.

Achievable

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The fire service's equivalent to globalization

Regionalization

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an organizational philosophy characterized by flexible, integrative behavior

Adhocracy

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Organizational elements:

vision, mission, goals, objectives

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A ____________is viewed by many as a rigid, inflexible system that cannot effectively respond to changes in demand for service, technology, or the environment

bureaucratic hierarchy

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In both a rules-based organization and a _____________ the leaders job can be made easier if there is a department mission statement and a code of conduct/ethics established to help make decisions that may have to be judged on the basis of what is morally right.

values based organization

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Delegation is also an important component of ___________________ and can help identify those candidates worthy of further mentoring, thus strengthening the organization across all levels while at the same time preparing it to move forward in the future

succession planning

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_________________ is focused on influencing people to take action to achieve a desired end state.

Leadership

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__________is defined as the ability and willingness of followers to perform a particular task

Readiness

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_________ is very important in gauging the pulse of the department.

Organizational climate

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The fire service's equivalent to globalization:

Regionalization

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Organizational Power:

Legitimate Power
Reward Power
Expert Power
Referent Power
Coercive Power
Informational Power
Ecological Power

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Leaders are Transformational. Managers are ________

Transactional.

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The basis of _______________ lies in the strength and example of the leader. They are envisioning, energizing, and enabling the success of military crews. They articulate a compelling vision. Setting high expectations. Demonstrate personal excitement. Expressing personal confidence and support. Seeking, finding, and using success. Empathizing.

Charismatic leadership