Developing the Leadership Team: An Agency Guide

December 2003 - This report is the fourth of five reports in the Academy project The 21st Century Federal Manager: A Study of Changing Roles and Competencies. The earlier reports examined changes that have engulfed federal managers and their impact on roles and competencies.

Containing Wildland Fire Costs: Utilizing Local Firefighting Forces

December 2003 - After examining all the factors influencing the costs of wildfire suppression in its September 2002 report, Wildfire Suppression: Strategies for Containing Costs, the Academy’s Wildfire Panel found that one of the few opportunities to reduce suppression costs during a fire was to make better use of local firefighters.