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An applied process for learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

Author(s):

Theodore Adams

Year:

2022

Publication type:

Magazines or Trade Publications

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

Fire Management Today. 80(1): 14-19.

Description

Wildland fire management is an extraordinary work environment highly influenced by environmental, social, economic, cultural, political, and psychological conditions (Putnam 1995). The office of Human Performance and Innovation and Organizational Learning (HP&IOL) focuses a critical lens on learning and how the multiagency wildland fire community can learn from significant events. HP&IOL is tasked with capturing, analyzing, and describing the complexities that unfold during fire operations and with turning the outcomes into learning opportunities for improving the interagency fire organization. The primary focus is on learning from unintended outcomes.

Citation

Flores, David; Gumm, Jim; Adams, Theodore. 2022. An applied process for learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fire Management Today. 80(1): 14-19.

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