Making the Pieces Fit, Chief Jack W. Snook (Ret.), Fire Chief Jeffrey D. Johnson, Edited by Mary Jo Wagner, 1997
Making the Pieces Fit, subtitled "Cooperative Service Through Consolidations, Mergers and Contracts", outlines the benefits of cooperative service in the fire community.
It addresses the fears and anxiety fire departments experience when they merge or consolidate.
This is a must-read for any department considering a consolidation. The text identifies good candidates, keys to success, and pitfalls to be aware of.
This is a skill-building book that will show you:
How to get off to the right start, with over twenty real case studies to give you specific guidelines that will help you right away.
How to face the organizational challenges associated with the implementation of mergers and consolidations.
The keys to producing positive results and the pitfalls that sabotage your efforts.
8 1/2" x 11", 178 pages, softcover, ISBN: 0-7637-4211-2, BM1818 / $122.95