Emotional and social intelligence competencies in incident command
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Anne E. Black; Richard E. Boyatzis; Kiko Thiel; Kylie Rochford
Publication Year: 2019

Cataloging Information

  • IC - Incident Commander
  • leadership
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Record Last Modified: May 16, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 61221


Effective leadership of wildland fire operations requires paying careful attention to the fire itself and to relationships both internal and external to the incident. At the center of the action is the incident commander (IC), who must integrate her or his skill in managing the technical aspects of wildland fire operations with relationship management as well as motivational and negotiating skills.

Online Link(s):
Black, Anne E.; Boyatzis, Richard E.; Thiel, Kiko; Rochford, Kylie. 2019. Emotional and social intelligence competencies in incident command. Fire Management Today 77(3):28-31.