Leadership and Management

UK MPC – Kind Leadership (2023)

STCW Table A-II-2

UK – Leading for safety: a guide for leaders in the maritime industry

IMO Model Course – Leadership and Teamworking Skills

UK MCA – Leading for Safety

WMU – An analysis of leadership education and training in maritime education – Mori (2014)

Academic – An analysis of leadership competencies that are critical in the prevention of high consequence incidents in the maritime industry – Lukes (2017)

Historic Leaders

Mission and Vision

TED Talks : Stanley McChrystal : Listen, Learn…..then Lead

Ted Talks : Simon Sinek : How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Ted Talks : Simon Sinek : Start With Why

Ted Talks : Simon Sinek : Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Ted Talks : David Marquet : Turn the Ship Around! How To Create Leaders At Every Level

Inno-Versity : David Marquet – Greatness

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Barry-Wehmiller / Bob Chapman

Lee Cockerell : A plethora of leadership and business advice

Truly Human Leadership : Transforming lives through people-centric leadership

Man On a Mission : a blog dedicated to mission statements

Swinburne Leadership Survey : Index of Leadership for the Greater Good

The Brain

Emotional intelligence (EQ)

Huffington Post – The Power of a Handshake: How Touch Sustains Personal and Business Relationships


Leading People Older Than You – Lee Cockerell

Barry-Wehmiller / Bob Chapman

David Marquet

Drew Dudley

Start With Why

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Safety4Sea – Ways of effective meetings management

Safety4Sea – The round-table: Making ship-board meetings matter


Paul O’Neill on Safety Leadership from Jack Benton on Vimeo.

2023 – On a ship where future mariners train, CSU women say they faced sexual abuse and harassment

2022 – Two students sue shipping giant Maersk, alleging sexual assault and harassment

2022 – Discrimination against female seafarers ‘unacceptably’ widespread

2021 – These women thought a class-action discrimination lawsuit would help. It didn’t.

2018 – EEOC Files Seven Suits Against Harassment


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