Dias, F.; Martinez, J.; Delgado, O. International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management p. 382-393 Data de presentació: 2015-11 Presentació treball a congrés
Information Sharing (IS) is essential for organizations to obtain information in a cost-effective way. If the
existing information is not shared among the organizations that hold it, the alternative is to develop the necessary
capabilities to acquire, store, process and manage it, which will lead to duplicated costs, especially unwanted if
governmental organizations are concerned. The European Commission has elected IS among public administrations
as a priority, has launched several IS initiatives, such as the EUCISE2020 project within the roadmap for developing the maritime Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE), and has defined the levels of interoperability essential
for IS, which entail Semantic Interoperability (SI). An open question is how can IS performance be managed?
Specifically, how can IS as-is, and to-be states and targets be defined, and how can organizations progress be
monitored and controlled? In this paper, we propose 11 indicators for assessing SI that contribute to answering these
questions. They have been demonstrated and evaluated with the data collected through a questionnaire, based on the
CISE information model proposed during the CoopP project, which was answered by five public authorities that require
maritime surveillance information and are committed to share information with each other.
It is a global goal to make sure that women and men have the same opportunities in the maritime industry. Gender stereotypes have been found to affect the judgment of competence in men and women differently. This study investigated female and male maritime officers' ability to evaluate their leadership skills. A 360° multi-rater survey obtained both self-assessments and co-worker assessments of maritime officers' leadership (both positive and negative) skills using the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ-5X). Results from 21 female and 30 male maritime officers shows an interaction between gender and errors in self-evaluation (tendency to over-estimate or under-estimate) of leadership skills. Female leaders tended to underrate their actual leadership skills, while male maritime officers tended to overrate their leadership skills relative to the evaluations of their co-workers. For negative leadership skills, female maritime officers over-estimated the level of negative leadership skill they had while male leaders under-estimated their level of negative leadership skills. For positive leadership skills the opposite relation was present (women under-estimated and men over-estimated the level of positive leadership skills). These results point - for the first time - to a gender difference in the evaluation of leadership skills in the maritime domain. An overtly critical attitude towards own leadership skills might be a factor in explaining why many women choose to abstain from high-status positions in the maritime industry. Maritime leadership training can be made more inclusive by focusing on gender differences in the (self)-evaluation of leadership skills.
Leadership is an increasingly ubiquitous subject in many undergraduate curricula and its teaching is proliferating in most recognized institutions, but there is an alarming lack of scientific basis in many topics taught in these courses. This paper draws on data collected from students that have finished a leadership program and from the analysis of their curricula. A major contribution of this paper is to establish the need for a break for many institutions in Europe, which should rethink their research and teaching programs in order to ensure the quality of their leadership training.
MONALISA 2.0 contributes to a continuous improvement and development of efficient, safe and environmentally friendly maritime transport in the European Union by implementing concrete pilot actions and studies that will foster deployment of new maritime services and processes.
This paper concerns the effectiveness of the use of social networks in attitudinal training courses such as “Leadership”. It is aimed at: 1)comparing the participation of students in study discussions when using or not social networks, and correlating students’ performance with the use of social networking in teaching; 2) analysing the impact of using social networks in teambuilding within a group. It draws on data collected during two years teaching the course “Leadership”.
Findings indicate that students who used social media tools participated 11 times more in discussion and obtained better learning outcomes than those who did not.
Esta tesis pretende analizar el Liderazgo de los Oficiales de la Marina Mercante para determinar sus debilidades y áreas de mejora, de cara a contribuir en el diseño de un plan de formación en Liderazgo adecuado para este colectivo, respondiendo a las recomendaciones de la OMI de Manila 2010. El Liderazgo es un aspecto clave para dar respuestas a muchos de los retos a los que nos enfrentamos hoy, y en el caso de los Oficiales de la Marina Mercante, un Liderazgo efectivo es esencial para no poner en riesgo la seguridad marítima, preservando el medio ambiente y protegiendo a los trabajadores del mar y al pasaje, para mantener un clima de trabajo saludable a bordo, así como para incrementar la efectividad del negocio marítimo en tiempos marcados por una alta competitividad y por el impacto de la crisis financiera en el sector, que exige acciones decisivas.
This thesis aims to analyze the Merchant Marine Officers’ Leadership in order to determine their weaknesses and improvement areas, in order to help in the design of a Leadership training plan proper to this group, attending the IMO recommendations (Manila 2010). Leadership is a key point to provide answers to the many challenges we face today, and in the case of the Merchant Marine Officers, an effective Leadership is essential not to jeopardize maritime safety, thus preserving the environment and protecting sea workers and passengers, as keeping a healthy working atmosphere on board, and also to increase the shipping business effectiveness nowadays when a high competition prevails and the financial crisis’ impact on the maritime transport sector demands decisive action.