Unit I Journal
Imagine that you are an emergency manager within your community. What are some of the leadership and management skills that you will need to possess in order to work alongside community stakeholders in disaster planning and during emergency situations?
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.
Unit I Assignment
Ideal “Trait” Profile for a Leader in Emergency Management
The purpose of this assignment is to construct an ideal profile, based on the trait approach of leadership, for an emergency
manager working in the aftermath of a disaster. This assignment also provides you with an opportunity to consider several
of the details associated with hiring someone to serve on your emergency management team.
Click here to take a five-minute personality test. Address the following in a two page essay:
How “self-confidence” could help an emergency manager with decision-making skills.
How “integrity” could help an emergency manager build trust among colleagues.
How “sociability” could help an emergency manager interact with other professionals, including subordinates,
supervisors, and interagency roles.
Based on the results from your personality test, what traits do you possess that would make you an effective emergency