Leadership in World Shipping: Greek Family Firms in International Business

Leadership in World Shipping: Greek Family Firms in International Business

By: Gelina Harlaftis (author), Ioannis Theotokas (author)Paperback

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A new look at the leadership of Greek shipowners in world shipping in the second half of the twentieth century. This book examines the fundamental factors of the dynamism of Greek entrepreneurship in family businesses and provides evidence for the organization, management and strategies of Greek family shipping companies.

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IOANNIS THEOTOKAS is at the University of the Aegean, Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, Chios, Greece where he teaches Shipping Management, Strategic Management and Human Resource Management. He has graduated from the University of Piraues (B.A., PhD). His work appears in journals and edited books. GELINA HARLAFTIS is at the Ionian University, Corfu, where she teaches maritime history. She has graduated from the Universities of Athens (BA), Cambridge (M.Phil.) and Oxford (D.Phil.). She is the author of several published works.


List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Preface Introduction PART I: SHIPOWNERS, COMPANIES AND SHIPPING International Freight Markets and Greek-owned Shipping, 1945-2000 The Division of Freight Markets World Sea-borne Trade The International Fleet and Freight Markets The Greek-owned Shipping Companies Greek-owned Shipping Companies The Size of Shipping Companies The Fragmentation of the Shipping Companies The Economic Background of 'Non Traditional Shipowners' The Business Philosophy of Greek Shipowners Family Companies Strategies of Greek Shipping Companies Cost Leadership and Competitiveness Choice of Flags and Maritime Labour Innovation and Competitiveness Investment Strategy Greek and British Shipping Companies Network and Family Organizational and Managerial Patterns Entrepreneurial Methods Shipping Companies, the Economy and the State Shipping Capital and Greek Economy The Piraeus Maritime Centre Greek State and Shipping PART II: FAMILY SHIPPING BUSINESSES

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780230576421
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 363
  • ID: 9780230576421
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0230576427

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