Chief Officer Training Curriculum. Operations Module 2: Incident Command Decision-Making. Objectives. Identify the difference between classical and naturalistic decision-making Determine whether to use the classical or naturalistic method at a particular incident
Incident Command Decision-Making
Focus is to:
Two primary methods:
Classical method used during:
At incident scene, decision-maker:
Almost instant recall:
The brain always attempts the naturalistic method first.
Use classical method when:
These priorities are often accomplished simultaneously.
What are the benefits of action planning?
Definition: critical cues known or gathered before incident that may affect decisions or actions
Is target hazard preplanning effective?
IC identifies problems:
When relieving the initial IC, the command officer must:
Using Size-up to Identify Problems
A strategy indicates that you have:
Implementation of plan:
Crisis Management (former terrorism response term)
Consequence Management (former terrorism response term)
All agencies contribute to:
Classical Versus Naturalistic Decision-Making