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Next week we will …

  • Define leadership and decision-making
  • Identify how they form key elements in an emergency risk context
  • Examine case studies to see the crucial relationship between leadership, followership and decision-making and how important situation awareness is to all three elements

Crucially, we will discover that these non-technical skills are an essential part of managing emergency risk incidents, just as important as technical aspects, if not more so.

Your task

As something to think about before next week …

In your view, what makes a good leader and what makes a good team?

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Emergency Management: Risk, Incidents and Leadership

Coventry University