ISBN 9788184006230,Ascent : A Practising Managers Growth Mantra

Ascent : A Practising Managers Growth Mantra


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788184006230

ISBN-10 8184006233


Number of Pages 218 Pages
Language (English)


You dont 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 practises for leadership.

Ascent provides a growth mantra for managers and how they can emerge as leader-managers through investment in complexity and volition. It is a must-read for all those managers who want to grow and become effective leaders.

About the Author

Amit is the Managing Director of the Sartorius India group of companies since 2002. He has been with the company since 1993. Sartorius AG, is a 140-year-old German technology major listed on the German and French stock exchanges. A post graduate in chemistry, Amit has a diploma in practising management (IMPM) from INSEAD, France and a Master of Management from McGill University, Canada. His professional repertoire includes 15 years in sales and marketing and 17 years in strategic 

Amit is a certified Leadership Trainer for international managers for the Sartorius Group worldwide. His passion lies in people development, organization design, growth management and inter-cultural cooperation between Indo - European groups. Amit has been a guest faculty at AIT Business School, Bangkok and at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, where he taught a 3 - Credit course on leadership and change management. He does workshops on invitation on associated topics for senior management and leadership of various organizations. He devotes at least four days a month as a growth facilitator under the banner, beyond expectations mentoring young graduates, managers and organizations as an activity to top up his volitional energy.

Amit loves to build new organizations and derives great satisfaction from instigating growth in individuals. He loves to interact with people from different backgrounds, beliefs and experiences as this adds to his knowledge and experience. Although, he has an academic background in science, he believes in philosophy, psychology and economics being the most important tenets to invest in, to become a successful human being. He relaxes most among books and makes it his business to discuss what he learns with his family, friends and associates.