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“should the fire service change to accommodate the differences between generations, or should the new generation change to meet the traditional fire service standards?” Smeby (2014) mentioned intuition coming from experiences and acquired knowledge. He also states, however, that intuition experience can be gained from others by reviewing case studies and writings of others. Leaders can also learn from textbooks, reports of emergency incidents, and by visiting other fire and emergency services. In the above scenario there is so much going on and many agencies involved they feel that the younger leader cannot make split-second decisions because of his lack of experience, they feel he is apt to miss something and could make things worse, or someone could get hurt. Conclusion When using the NIMS and ICS system during an incident, it will not matter the size of it. These systems are designed to help all agencies across the different domains responding to the incident to manage and organize any size incident, as they are designed to grow, expand or
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CASE STUDY - JET CRASH 6 downsize as needed throughout the incident. As far as the young Incident Commander, the hope is he understands why everyone is uneasy with him, that he has educated himself and knows his limits and will seek the advice of other leaders he is working with if needed. Then taking all the information he was given, make the best decision possible. He will understand that working with the teams and their leaders will be the best way he can earn their trust. As the incident is worked together as a team, they will begin to be less uneasy about his abilities as a leader despite the fact he is young and inexperienced because he is leading by example.
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CASE STUDY - JET CRASH 7 References Lawrence, R. (2019, July 15). Preparing for an airport disaster. EMS World , 45 (7), 26-30. Retrieved from ? direct=true&db=bcr&AN=116518601&site=eds-live&scope=site. Smeby, L. C. (2014). Fire and Emergency Services Administration (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Walsh, D. W., Christen, H. T., Callsen, C. E., Miller, G. T., Maniscalco, P. M., Lord, G. C., & Dolan, N. J. (2012). National incident management system: principles and practice (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
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