CART

(0) items

Leadership in World Shipping : Greek Family Firms in International Business,9780230576421
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Leadership in World Shipping : Greek Family Firms in International Business

by ;
ISBN13:

9780230576421

ISBN10:
0230576427
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/15/2009
Publisher(s):
Palgrave Macmillan
List Price: $140.00

Buy New Textbook

Print on Demand: 2-4 Weeks. This item cannot be cancelled or returned.
$136.50

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $135.77

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 6/15/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

This book presents a new look at the leadership of Greek shipowners in world shipping in the second half of the twentieth century. The authors examine 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.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. x
List of Tablesp. xi
Terms and Abbreviationsp. xii
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Preface to the English Editionp. xvi
Introductionp. 1
Shipowners, Firms and Shippingp. 9
International Freight Markets and Greek-owned Shipping, 1945-2000p. 11
The division of freight marketsp. 12
World seaborne tradep. 13
The international fleet and freight marketsp. 16
Greek-owned Shipping Companiesp. 29
Greek-owned shipping companiesp. 29
The size of shipping companiesp. 31
The fragmentation of shipping companiesp. 38
The economic background of 'non traditional' shipownersp. 41
The business philosophy of Greek shipownersp. 44
Family firmsp. 46
Safety at seap. 51
Strategies of Greek Shipping Companiesp. 53
Cost leadership and competitivenessp. 54
Choice of flag and maritime labourp. 57
Greek seamenp. 61
Innovation and competitivenessp. 64
Competition and specialization: the case of the Lascarides Groupp. 66
Costamare: at the peak of the container-ship marketp. 67
The investment strategy of Greek-owned shipping businessesp. 68
Greek and British Shipping Companiesp. 76
Network and familyp. 76
Organizational and managerial patternsp. 77
Entrepreneurial methodsp. 88
Shipping Companies, the Economy and the Statep. 92
Shipping capital and the Greek economyp. 92
The Piraeus maritime centrep. 96
The Greek state and shippingp. 98
Family Shipping Businessesp. 101
Agoudimos
Alafouzos
Alexandratos
Anastasiou
Andreadis
Andrianopoulos
Angelakis
Angelicoussis
Angelopoulos
Apodiakos
Bacolitsas
Bodosakis-Athanasiadis
Callimanopulos
Cambanis
Carras
Caroussis
Catsogiorgis
Chandris
Comninos
Constantopoulos
Cotzias
Coulouthros
Coumantaros
Coustas
Daifas
Dalacouras
Dambassis
Diamantis
Dracopoulos
Economou
Efstathiou
Efthimiou
Eletson Group (Karastamatis, Kertsikoff, Hadjieleftheriadis)
Embiricos
Epifaniades
Eugenides
Fafalios
Frangistas
Frangos
Georgilis
Georgopoulos
Giavridis
Glyptis
Golden Union Group (Andreadis-Veniamis-Gavriil)
Goulandris
Goumas
Gourdomichalis
Gratsos
Gregos
Hadjilias
Halcoussis
Hadjioannou, Loukas
Hadjioannou, Vasos
Hatzipateras
Inglessis
Kallikis
Karageorgis
Kedros
Kollakis
Kollintzas
Konialidis
Kulukundis
Kyriakou
Kyrtatas
Lai(e)mos
Latsis
Lekanidis
Lentoudis
Leventakis
Li(y)gnos
Livanos
Logothetis
Los
Lykiardopulos
Lyras
Mamidakis
Marcantonakis
Marchessini
Markou
Margaronis
Martinos
Matsas
Mavrakakis
Mavroleon
Methenitis
Michalos
Moundreas
Mouskas
Negro(e)ponte
Niarchos, Stavros
Nicolaou
Nomikos
Onassis, Aristotle
Paleokrassas
Palios
Panayotidis
Papachristidis
Papadakis
Papadimitriou
Papageorgiou
Papalios
Pappas
Pateras
Peraticos
Pittas
Polemis
Ponticos
Potamianos
Pothitos
Roussos
Samonas
Sarlis
Scoufalos
Sigalas
Sitinas
Soutos
Stafylopatis
Stathatos-Zavos
Stravelakis
Symbouras
Tattos
Theocharidis
Theodoracopoulos
Theodoridis
Tricoglou
Tsakiroglou (Tsakiris)
Tsakos
Tsangaris
Tsavliris
Tsikopoulos
Tzanetatos
Vardinoyannis
Vatis
Venizelos
Ventouris
Vergottis
Vernicos
Vlassopulos
Voyazides
Xylas
Yannagas
Zacharis
Greek Family Shipping Business Active 1945-2000p. 321
Notesp. 330
Sourcesp. 334
Indexp. 343
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...