Elaine S. Potoker, Ph.D.
Professor of Business Emeritus
Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business and Logistics
Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME 04420
A. Publications and Presentations (Partial List)
Potoker, Elaine (2019, Oct 24). Chapter Development: Addressing Chapter Succession through Strategic Planning and Networking. National Conference, Fulbright Association, Washington, D.C.
Potoker, Elaine (2018, May 4). Branding matters: Why and how to map it strategically in your organization. Workshop developed for the Professional Development Series, University of Maine, Belfast, ME USA.
Progoulaki, M., Potoker, E. Parsons, J. (2013). An international survey on cross-cultural competency for maritime professionals through education and training. 20th International Conference on “Managing complexity in shipping and port markets: firms’ business models, cooperative games and innovative public-private interactions, International Association of Maritime Economists, July 3-5, Marseille, France. Paper ID: 248.
Potoker, Elaine. (2013). El efecto de la logística en el costo de inventario de empresas pequeñas: Una perspectiva de ventaja competitiva costarricense. (The effect of logistics on the cost of inventory of small businesses: A perspective of Costa Rican competitive advantage.) Serie de Divulgación Económica. San Pedro Montes de Oca: Research Institute of Economic Science (IICE; http://www.iice.ucr.ac.cr/serie_18.pdf). This publication was generated from research funded through a Senior Specialist Fulbright Award (Economics) in 2012.
Panama: A game changer for going international? Maine International Trade Center
(MITC), Portland, Maine. October 7, 2013.
Parsons, James, Potoker, Elaine, Progoulaki, Maria (2012) Cross-cultural competence for maritime education and training (CCUL.COMPET). Presented in Busan, Korea at the Annual General Assembly of IAMU, Oct., 2010, at the International Federation of Shipmasters Association (IFSMA) in June, 2011, Halifax, Canada, and by Elaine Potoker at Econship 2011 on June 23, 2011. Published by the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU).
Potoker, Elaine. (2011). 2nd ed. International human resource development: A leadership perspective. London: Routledge.
Potoker, Elaine (2011). Building a new paradigm for port competitive advantage. Presented at the European Conference on Shipping, Intermodalism & Ports (ECONSHIP), Chios, Greece, June 22, 2011.
Potoker, Elaine (2011). Moderator of Session: “Reforming Port Governance.” ECONSHIP, Chios, Greece, June 22, 2011.
Potoker, Elaine (2011). Keynote speaker. 3rd Transportation and Logistics Forum San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 4, 2011. Also, visiting professor, speaker/lecturer at Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Ponce, Arecibo, Bayamón (Feb. 26 – March 4, 2011).
Potoker, Elaine. (2010) Moderator of Roundtable, Title: Toward cross-cultural competency among future maritime professionals: Needs and challenges. (Sept. 29-30, 2010). A Seminar on Maritime Human Resource Solutions. Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.
Parsons, J., Potoker, E., Progoulaki, M. and B.P. Batiduan (2010), Cross-cultural competency development for maritime professionals through education and training- Phase I. Research project awarded by The Nippon Foundation through International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), Memorial University, Marine and Fisheries Institute, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, December.
Potoker, Elaine S., and Parrott, Kimberly. (2009, November 5). How to recruit the right people for your business. Workshop for business. Location and sponsor: Technology Innovation Center, Bangor, Maine.
Potoker, Elaine S., and Corwin, Joe-Anne (2009). Predicting emotional intelligence in maritime management: Imperative, yet elusive. In Adam Weintrit, Ed., Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation. London: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group.
Potoker, Elaine S. (2008). Report on the state of logistics integration and workforce “readiness” in Costa Rica post DR-CAFTA, and pre-EU Trade Accord: Implications to competitive advantage. Serie de Divulgación Económica, IICE-02. San José: Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Económicas (IICE), University of Costa Rica. Available on-line: http://www.iice.ucr.ac.cr/serie2.html?id=95585&idp=1. This publication was generated from a Fulbright Core Traditional Award received in 2007.
Potoker, Elaine S. and Richard Borgman. (Fall, 2007). The economic impact of the Caribbean Basin Initiative: Has it delivered its promise? Canadian Journal of Latin American Studies, 32(64), 79-119.
Potoker, Elaine S., Soucie, Rachael, and Jain, Navneet. (Fall, 2007). The supply chain and its management: Should we be thinking loops and lines? Marketing Management Journal, 17(2), 206-217.
Potoker, Elaine S. (2006). The imperative for attention to brand in logistics management. In N.M. Shanti (Ed.). Branding Services: Global Perspective. (pp. 121-132). Hyderabad: ICFAI Books.
Potoker, Elaine S. (2006). Toward a model of diagnostic competency development in leadership education. Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change, 5(8), 178-184. Sidney: Common Ground Publishing. http://ijm.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.28/prod.345
Potoker, Elaine S. (2005). Managing diverse working styles: The leadership competitive advantage. Cincinnati: South Western/Thompson Learning. Foreword by Dr. Erika Bourguignon, Professor Emerita, Dept. of Anthropology, The Ohio State University. Book is web-supported by South-Western Thompson Learning on http://potoker.swlearning.com.
Potoker, Elaine S. (2002). Click and enter: A dialectic over the future of the teaching/ learning dynamic in an era of search engines. Phi Kappa Phi Forum, 82(1), 33-34.
Potoker, Elaine S. (2000). Isn’t it time we spoke of the ‘Doing’ of’ Marketing? Marketing Educator. 19(2), 1-5.
Potoker, Elaine S. (1999) Marketing planning for growth: A view from the port. Journal of Marketing Management, 9(2),123-129.
B. Presentations: Overseas
- Moderator: Role of the Caribbean in transhipment. Caribbean Shipping Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012
- Potoker, Elaine (2011). Building a new paradigm for port competitive advantage. Presented at the European Conference on Shipping, Intermodalism & Ports (ECONSHIP), Chios, Greece, June 22, 2011. This presentation addressed the impact of the Panama Canal development on port competitive advantage in the region.
- Potoker, Elaine (2011). Moderator of Session: Reforming port governance.
ECONSHIP, Chios, Greece, June 22, 2011.
- Potoker, Elaine. (2010) Moderator of Roundtable, Title: Toward cross-cultural competency among future maritime professionals: Needs and challenges. (Sept. 29-30, 2010). A Seminar on Maritime Human Resource Solutions. Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.