This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to improve your decision-making skills. It addresses:
* The decision-making process
* Decision-making styles
* Attributes of an effective decision maker
* Ethical decision making and problem solving
Being able to make decisions and solve problems effectively is a necessary and vital part of the job for every emergency manager, planner, and responder.
Decision making and problem solving are critically important skill areas for emergency managers, planners, first responders, voluntary agency coordinators, and other professionals in emergency management.
As an emergency management professional, your ability to identify current and potential problems and to make sound, timely decisions before and during an emergency can literally affect the lives and well-being of the local citizenry. Your decisions can impact the ability of response agencies to do their jobs and can make the difference in how quickly the community is able to recover from an event.
This is a privately authored news service and educational publication of Progressive Management.