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Class at the UW NPS Research Station

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On May 30 and 31, 2012, a group of 18 National Park Service employees convened at AMK Ranch to learn the principles of Operation Leadership. Operational Leadership, at its core, is a systematic process that assists individuals in making informed decisions to reduce and manage risk in the workplace. Operational leadership is about each employee becoming a leader within his or her own job, taking responsibility for his or her own safety and the safety of coworkers, and learning to work effectively in a team environment. It pertains to every job skill and empowers employees to be assertive about their safety and the safety of their team.