Many people think that once an individual takes up an MBA course, he can turn out to be a successful manager. But, the fact to remember is that taking up this course alone cannot make an individual to be a successful manager. The big problem with Indian students is the time they decide about the career they wish to choose. Yes, they take this decision only after completion of their degree. Many students at this stage take a vague decision on pursuing an MBA. One of the important reasons for students choosing this course is that it assures that a good job opportunity. Let us set the truth behind this aside, but when it comes to decision making for a PG course, can this course be the right choice?
Generally, when it comes to selection of a career path, it is highly important that the candidates should think from different perspectives and should weigh the different options available. The fact to remember here is that simply doing a PG course in business management is not going to make an individual to be a successful manager. Here are some of the reasons why all MBAs are not turning out to be successful managers:
Area of interest:
In most of the cases, the deciding factor will be the specialization chosen by the candidates. So, before choosing a specialization, each and every candidate should identify their area of interest. They should find whether the finance domain can make them better or whether a marketing specialization can help. Not identifying the area of interest and not choosing the right specialization is an important reason why many candidates are not becoming successful entrepreneurs.
Being a manager is something not easier and so when one takes up the MBA program with the goal of starting the career as a manager right from the first job, it will not be possible and he/she can come to this position only after gaining several years of experience. Just an MBA degree alone will not help candidates in acquiring soft skills. So, for ensuring a successful career, it is important that you will have to analyze your area of interest right before choosing your specialization.
Lack of responsibility:
This is another reason that prevents people from becoming successful in their career. They are not ready to take up responsibilities and they always show their readiness towards acting behind the screens. But, the fact is that taking up responsibilities and learning from them can be the wonderful option for improving in the career and reaching top positions and for being successful in each position.
There are scientific proofs to the fact that when a person is continuously de-motivated, he/she cannot put the best efforts. Even though, there are people, who self-drive themselves, when some de-motivation is experienced, negative thoughts flare up. This negativity is an important contributor for failure in career in many candidates.
Lack of people skills is another reason why some people are not able to succeed. Another reason is that they are not giving importance for the development of their team.