Maritime Women: Global Leadership

This exciting new WMU book series' volume features the first attempt to include detailed experiences of women in the maritime sector at a global level. It highlights the achievement of women in the maritime sector, in particular, women’s leadership and service to the sustainable development of...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Kitada, Momoko (Editor), Williams, Erin (Editor), Froholdt, Lisa Loloma (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Ayşe Aslı Başak, Women’sRole in the Turkish and Global Maritime Industry
  • Momoko Kitada, Absent Mother Sailors: How Possible is it to Do the Impossible?
  • Part III Maritime Educatiion and Research – Impact of Women: Chen Qi, Let Numbers Speak: Job Opportunities and International Exchange Programs for Female Maritime Cadets
  • Maria Boström Cars and Cecilia Österman, Mind the Gap! Maritime Education for Gender-Equal Career Advancement
  • Rozane Valente Marins and Juliana Berninger da Costa, Are Women Contributing Equally to the Oceanography Science in Brazil?
  • Wilson Thoya Baya, Education for Career-building: How Women in the Maritime Industry Can Use Education to Improve Knowledge, Skills, Organizational Learning and Development, and Knowledge Transfer
  • Part IV Global Leadership for Maritime Women: Anniek Wouters, Women Leadership in Maritime Law Firms: The Antwerp Case
  • Lisa Loloma Froholdt, Erin Williams, and Momoko Kitada, Introduction
  • Pamela Tansey, Women at the Helm – 25 years of IMO’s gender programme
  • Part I Maritime Policy and Women’s Advancement: Alison McGarry, Leading Change: The ITF Women’s Maritime Leadership Programme
  • Aspasia S. Pastra, Dimitrios N. Koufopoulos, and Ioannis P. Gkliatis, Board Characteristics and the Presence of Women on the Board of Directors: The Case of The Greek Shipping Sector
  • Margarita Dávila Cevallos, Participation of Ecuadorian Women in the Maritime Oil Transportation Sector
  • Part II Career Development and Gender Issues: Bev Mackenzie, The “Leaky Pipeline”- Examining and Addressing The Loss of Women at Consecutive Career Stages in Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
  • Claudia Grant and Vivette Grant, Women in the Maritime Sector: Surviving and Thriving in a Man’s World – A Caribbean Perspective
  • Olga Delgado Ortega, Kjell Ivar Øvergård, and Veronica Henden, Women Are Better Leaders Than They Think: Gender Differences in the Self-Assessment of Leadership Skills in the Maritime Industry
  • Pınar Özdemir and Taner Albayrak, How to Cope with Second-Generation Gender Bias in Male-Dominated Occupations
  •  Karin Orsel, Women in Shipping: Navigating to the Top
  • Part V Sustainable Issues in Shipping – Women’s Contribution: Pengfei Zhang and Minghua Zhao, Chinese Women Seafarers: Past, Present and Prospects
  • Colin J. Stevenson, Sustainable Development Issues in Shipping: Women, The Under-Represented Human Resource
  • Marlene Calderón, Diana Illing, Ingrid Schipperen, and Pedro Antão, Improving the Current Regime for Ship Safety Inspections – Opportunities for Technology Research and Women Employment
  • Conclusion