Command decisions


The importance of effective command and decision-making training for fire service personnel, is discussed. The existing research in fireground decision making led to the formulation of a model of decision making, recognition primed decision making (RPD). The RPD model proposes that in recognizing a situation, the decision maker generates four by-products of recognition, which include expectancies, plausible goals, relevant cues, and typical actions. The RPD model can be used as a basis for training in decision making which can now be carried out in isolation and at very little cost.

Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Work & Organisational Psychology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Engineering(all)
Publication ISSN: 1478-3576
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2024 07:08
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2019 17:33
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2004
Authors: Tissington, Patrick A.

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