FSC 4510: Personnel Management for the Fire and Emergency Services


Examines relationships and issues in personnel administration and human resource development within the context of fire-related organizations, including personnel management, organizational development, productivity, recruitment and selection, performance management systems, discipline, and collective bargaining.


  1. Identify and explain contemporary personnel management issues.
  2. Explain potential personnel management issues.
  3. Classify the collective rules, procedures, laws, and policies that relate to personnel management issues.
  4. Analyze simple/complex personnel management issues from recruitment to retirement.
  5. Formulate recommendations and solutions to personnel management issues.
  6. Explore organizational development and leadership styles and how they relate to personnel relationships.


  1. FSC 2010


Fire officer: Principles and practice (Rev: Enhanced 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2015)
Author: Ward, M. J.
ISBN: 9781284068368
Price: $91.33

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