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Isolated decision-making may lead to accidents

Teamwork and collaboration play a major role in the shipping industry, as Gard reports that the isolated decision-making style leads to a gap between the one taking the decision and the rest of the team that has to follow.

Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou receives GREEN4SEA Leadership Award

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, Chief Strategy Officer, Tototheo Maritime has received the 2020 GREEN4SEA Leadership Award, sponsored by ANDRITZ AG, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on March 3rd at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum.

SHE Index: The future workforce is equal

Women in workforce and leadership positions remains a hot issue across all business sectors, and maritime included. Since 2015, an EY initiative aims to encourage stakeholders to focus on diversity and inclusion in leadership and workforce, equal compensation and work life balance.

7 key body language tips for leaders

Have you ever considered what does your sitting style or your voice tone say, or what message do you send when you cross your arms? Mastering body language can have an effect not only on social occasions, but also on your brain!

Which is the one ‘must-have’ skill for leaders?

In the first issue of its Soft Skills edition focusing on leadership, SAFETY4SEA asked leaders across the shipping industry to answer to the following question: If you had to choose one ‘must-have’ skill for leaders, which would it be and why?

Leadership at sea: What makes a great Captain

Leadership, as a special component of safe operations at sea, is a skill resulting from a complex combination of mindset characteristics which can be learned, argues Capt. VS Parani, naming the key features he believes to be the most critical for a great leader at sea.

Why do people quit their leaders?

While there is not an ‘one-size-fits-all’ recipe for successful leadership, there are some key points that may indicate poor leadership;…

Top 10 challenges for young leaders

Being a leader is a challenging thing to do, especially in today’s cognitive-oriented society and the world of new technologies, that seem to transform every aspect of thinking, requiring new skills and abilities for sustainability. So what are the key challenges a young leader may encounter?

Diversity in leadership; a new connection is born

What comes first in mind when you think about leadership? Power, motivation, high status? Well, they are a part of leadership, but very often we forget one vital part; diversity. Today, we are experiencing the first steps of increased diversity in the workplace, as people are starting to realize that maybe we are more similar than we think.


Are we doing enough to keep crew healthy?

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