Book Review: “Managerial Skills for Non-MBAs” by Vijay Behere
“Managerial Skills for Non-MBAs” by Vijay Behere is an insightful book that provides useful tips for individuals who have risen from lower levels to head a business unit, but may not have had the opportunity to receive formal management training. The author acknowledges that these managers may have learned management skills through trial and error, and aims to provide them with practical advice that can help them make better decisions and find solutions to common problems.
The book is well-organized and covers a wide range of topics related to managing people, time, and data, as well as handling tough situations. The author uses real-life examples to illustrate his points, which makes the book more relatable and engaging for the reader. The advice provided is both practical and actionable, making it easy for managers to apply what they learn in their day-to-day work.
One of the key strengths of the book is its focus on improving the plant or business unit’s performance and reducing operations costs. This is an important consideration for any manager, and the author provides helpful tips on how to achieve these goals.
Overall, “Managerial Skills for Non-MBAs” is an excellent resource for individuals who have risen through the ranks to become managers but may not have had formal management training. The book provides practical advice that can help these managers make better decisions and find solutions to common problems, while also improving the performance of their business units. I highly recommend this book to anyone in a managerial position who is looking to improve their skills and make a positive impact on their organization.