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Editorial IJES 7,1 As we enter our seventh year of publication, we invite our readers to our first issue of the seventh volume of International Journal of Emergency Services (IJES). In this issue, we are publishing six papers covering the themes of police leadership, value and bias, blind obedience, stress and resilience of paramedic staff, death and dying (D&D) in the fire and rescue services and the role of responsibility culture in the emergency services covering the three main services, namely, the police, fire and rescue services and the ambulance services. The articles published in this issue make a significant contribution to the emergency management literature bearing significant implications for policy and practice. The first article by Amir Mirhaghi, Razieh Froutan, Reza Mazlom and Javad Malekzadeh, investigates the important issue of stress being encountered by the emergency services personnel. The study examined the relationship between personality traits and resilience as part of recruitment criteria in emergency medical services in a cross-sectional study conducted on paramedics in Eastern Iran. The study concluded that the paramedics with lower scores of neuroticism had higher levels of resilience showing better compliance with their work conditions in stressful situations and consequently maintained their own mental http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Emergency Services Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
2047-0894
DOI
10.1108/IJES-05-2018-052
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Abstract

IJES 7,1 As we enter our seventh year of publication, we invite our readers to our first issue of the seventh volume of International Journal of Emergency Services (IJES). In this issue, we are publishing six papers covering the themes of police leadership, value and bias, blind obedience, stress and resilience of paramedic staff, death and dying (D&D) in the fire and rescue services and the role of responsibility culture in the emergency services covering the three main services, namely, the police, fire and rescue services and the ambulance services. The articles published in this issue make a significant contribution to the emergency management literature bearing significant implications for policy and practice. The first article by Amir Mirhaghi, Razieh Froutan, Reza Mazlom and Javad Malekzadeh, investigates the important issue of stress being encountered by the emergency services personnel. The study examined the relationship between personality traits and resilience as part of recruitment criteria in emergency medical services in a cross-sectional study conducted on paramedics in Eastern Iran. The study concluded that the paramedics with lower scores of neuroticism had higher levels of resilience showing better compliance with their work conditions in stressful situations and consequently maintained their own mental

Journal

International Journal of Emergency ServicesEmerald Publishing

Published: May 8, 2018

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