Toxic Leader – Toxic Culture: The Death of the Bow Mariner Part 2

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Mar 282017
 

The second of our case studies of toxic leadership at sea looks at the sinking of the Bow Mariner. When the firm hierarchy aboard ship meets dysfunctional leadership and cultures with large power gradients the result can be a toxic culture that maximises dangers to the vessel and its crew in a crisis.

We present a transcript with the podcast.

Have you a horror story about dysfunctional leaders aboard or ashore? Tell us in confidence at mac@maritimeaccident.org, we’d like to hear what you have to say – and do share the post with your friends in the industry. Just click the share button.

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Poison Profits: How Toxic Leaders Kill Excellence

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Mar 222017
 

We’re bringing attention to the issue of toxic leaders in the maritime industry. Splash 24/7 has just published a piece by MAC administrator Bob Couttie discussing how dysfunctional leaders affect a company’s excellence – and that includes ships’ companies as much as corporate companies.

We are republishing some of our posts on Toxic Masters. Have you a horror story about dysfunctional leaders aboard or ashore? Tell us in confidence at mac@maritimeaccident.org, we’d like to hear what you have to say – and do share the post with your friends in the industry.

If you want to know why toxic leaders are like green wallpaper, check out the Splash24/7 article, how many rolls of green wallpaper does your company have? here

 

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