Leadership test devised for fire service

A GROUND-BREAKING tool has been devised to help shape the fire chiefs of the future.

Tuesday, 25th April 2017, 5:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:46 pm

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is the first fire service in the UK to adopt the Leadership Judgement Indicator – an online leadership test for assessing leadership styles – a method championed by the private sector.

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HFRS and the creators of the online tool Formula 4 Leadership worked together to create a model that would work for the fire service.

Station manager Glenn Bowyer, who is in charge of the project, said: ‘This tool will help develop the leaders of the future and prepare them to deal with modern challenges.’