Book club

The Management and Consulting Book Club brings you some of the best titles in management and leadership. The titles featured cover one of four key themes: change, employee engagement, performance management, and leadership. Take a look at our pages to find out what the Book Club has to offer.


CMI Management Book of the Year

The leader's guide to managing people
Not Knowing

The Leader's Guide to Managing People: How to Use Soft Skills to Get Hard Results by Mike Brent  and Fiona Dent

 The Overall Winner and Category Winners of the Management Book of the Year 2015 

Commuters Read Category and the Overall Winner
Not Knowing: The Art of Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity,Steven D'Souza and Diana Renner - LID Publishing

Management and Leadership Textbook Category
Organizations and Management in Cross-Cultural Context, Zeynep Aycan, Rabindra N Kanungo and Manuel Mendonca - SAGE Publications

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Category
Customer Innovation, Marion Debruyne - Kogan Page

Practical Manager Category
 The Little Book of Big Management Theories, James McGrath and Bob Bates - Pearson

Management futures Category
The Key, Lynda Gratton - McGraw-Hill Education

Announced today by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the British Library, the 24-strong shortlist for the prize – sponsored by Henley Business School – shows managers are wrestling with big questions about the role of business in a changing world and the sort of leadership needed for 21st century success. - See more at:


 Guest Reviewer's

                The five elements of effective thinking 

Management consultancy 

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird

This month we welcome as our Guest Reviewer Rishi Athreya who introduces as his book choice - Management Consultancy by Joe O'Mahoney and Calvert Markham

All the books featured have been reviewed and endorsed by members.  If you'd like to join our Book Club review panel or for more information, click here. You can also get involved by posting a comment on our dedicated LinkedIn page.

Member Publications - Book Club