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You don’t need an MBA or have a job with a top company to be a good manager. Amit Chatterjee in his provocative and contemplative book explains how managers can excel beyond expectations. He urges managers to act of their own volition and shows how to transcend from being managers to leaders. Through illustrations and useful graphs, the author offers purposeful practices f ...more
Kindle Edition, 184 pages
Published August 11th 2014 by Random Business/Random House India (first published July 31st 2014)
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Privy Trifles
Jun 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Effective leadership is an art that cannot be mastered by all. It is an art that is developed over a period of time with a lot of observation, articulation and patience is the biggest key towards this. As you learn while you keep growing yourself as the leader. In this book the author has managed to bring out the most unique points which are needed for someone to grow and become an efficient leadership.

The author has managed bring out the same in the most effective manner. The book is detailed i
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Sagar Acharya
Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was ok
I thank Amit Chatterjee for giving me a signed copy of this book through Giveaway

This book constantly gives all the concepts as theory and there are very few case studies.
Amit has mentioned the difference between motivational and volitional aspects of a manager and his junior parts and how they affect the performance.
Excessively, the author has used thesaurus and the book is not at all appealing to read. This is due to the fact that he doesn't define things better and uses some manager jargons t
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Amit is the Managing Director of the Sartorius India group of companies since 2002. A Post Graduate in Chemistry, Amit has a Diploma in Practicing Management (IMPM; www.impm.org) from INSEAD, France and a Master of Management from McGill University, Canada. His professional repertoire comes from years spent in people development and strategic management. A certified Leadership Trainer for internat ...more

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