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Academicians Viewpoint on Port Managers Prior Competencies in terms of Environmental Sustainability Performance of Container Port Enterprises in Turkey

Journal: Journal of Eta Maritime Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 280-292

Keywords : Sustainability performance; Environmental sustainability; Manager competencies; Port operations manager; Ports;

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Ports regard sustainability as of great importance in their efforts to sustain their corporate feature aiming to use resources effectively and comply with the environment and the society in which they are located. The activities an organization carries out its sustainability performance. Full compliance of this performance with the relevant natural and biological environment is greatly important. That's why the main point discussed in this study is the environmental sustainability performance of the port enterprises. As the competencies of port managers pay an important role in this performance, this study aims to scrutinize and evaluate these competencies of port operation managers in particular. To determine these competencies, a three-step Delphi technique has been used. This technique has been conducted through an expert group of 13 academicians. The results revealed 15 competency items. The identified competencies are believed to contribute to the effective process of selecting/employing managers in port organizations which will ensure corporate sustainability.

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