Teams of scientists and fire managers find and synthesize the best available social science and apply it to fire management. We deliver the results in applications and tools designed by fire science users and researchers working together to create useful knowledge in forms that make sense to fire managers. For descriptions of our offerings see What You Will Find Here.
Featured Application: Relational leadership styles superior to task oriented leadership styles (pdf) by Wong & Cummings
Systematic Research Reviews are a special kind of research review developed to synthesize all available research knowledge and apply it to specific problems. Systematic reviews have been best developed and used in medicine, applied health fields, and are increasingly available in fire management.
Two examples are:
Systematic Research Reviews are necessary because:
Systematic Research Reviews differ from traditional narrative literature reviews and syntheses in these ways: