research guided briefing workshop on leadership and cultural change
0900-0945: Fire service culture: an overview of this ‘unique’
1000-1045: What is there to understand about fire service culture?
1115-1215: What does re-reading Mayo and Maslow teach us about
understanding cultural resistance – what have the consultants
1215-1300: How can re-reading Adair’s concept
of action centred leadership offer further understanding of
working with the unique characteristics of fire service culture.
1400 -1445: Setting the scene – feed back seminar
1500 until you go home: Putting the theory to practical use
– implementing organisational core values with firefighters
– how might leaders actually achieve change?
guided briefing workshop on working with women firefighters
Briefing: - 0900-0945: Looking at the data:
women firefighters - their profile, age, education, previous
employment, reasons for joining, promotion aspirations and a
- 1000-1045: What are the opportunities?
- 1100-1145: Spoiling the opportunities: Men at work:
fire service culture as a barrier to diversity – what
is happening, to whom and when.
- 1200–1300: What can we do: a list of opportunities,
including data and analysis on what women are saying about their
managers and the FBU.
- 1400–1445: Setting the scene – feed
- 1500 – until we go home. Stopping the drip:
using the evidence to provide the answers
a lever for change
Workshops are offered
as an intense one-day package. Should your officers need desk time
or benefit from a less intense two-day delivery, then this is also
available. These workshops offer a real opportunity to seek answers
to very real problems from informed debate: they will also improve
the way your team work together. For more information visit www.fitting-in.com
, email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07802 495 329
practice is a waste - practice without theory may just be dumb.
for change and efficiency to be really embedded then the informal
culture needs to be wedded to the formal culture not act as a pocket
have you ever wished that you could stop the way that newcomers
seem to fit-in with existing customs and practices and forget much
of what they offered when they were interviewed for their job?
aware of the complexities at work when women join - how the informal
culture operates against their presence?
is for everyone in the fire and rescue service who needs a briefing
on fire service cultures. More importantly the workshop can be designed
specifically for you to find outcomes on how to first understand
fire service culture and then to work with it.
workshop is research lead and sets out to improve understanding
of how informal and formal cultures operate alongside each other
- sometimes paralleling beliefs and at other times operating in
suitable for Authority Members and all staff who wish to improve
their knowledge of how "fire service culture" works -
ideal for those preparing for their ADC's