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Management Book of the Year

Celebrating the best Management and Leadership literature

What is the Management Book of the Year Award?

Whether you're a new manager looking for some expert guidance, or a seasoned CEO looking for innovative new ways to lead your organisation into a successful future - our Management Book of the Year competition is sure to inspire.

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Best in class

Showcase and celebrate your achievements

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Motivation and Reward

Being nominated for the CMI Awards is a huge achievement in itself, celebrating hard work and the impact being made

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Judges

Our prestigious judging panel will review and determine who is exemplifying best practice and the highest standards the profession can offer

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Recognition

The CMI Awards are globally recognised, offering great exposure with our global community

Awards Timeline

Competition closed: Nominations now closed

  • Competition opens 11th Nov 2021
  • Competition closes 3rd Mar 2022
  • Longlist announced 23rd May 2022
  • Shortlist announced 25th Jul 2022
  • Winner announced Nov 2022

Meet the Judges

Entries for the CMI Awards come from a wide range of organisations and individuals across a variety of sectors and fields therefore, we select our judges to be able to reflect this experience. The Management Book of the Year judges are hand-picked and are all senior experts in their fields.

Final Panel judges

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Steve Acklam
CMgr CCMI

Chair, Carer Council & Methodist Regional Working Group
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Delroy Beverley
CMgr CCMI

Non-Executive Director and Trustee on the Board of The British Library and Ofqual
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Dr Thesara Jayawardane
CMgr FCMI

Head of Dept of Industrial Management, University of Moratuwa
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Prof Dilshad Sheikh CMBE,
CMgr CCMI

Dean of the Faculty of Business and Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor at Arden University
Taranjeet Singh CMgr CCMI, Chair
Taranjeet Singh
CMgr CCMI

Chair, CMI Malaysia
Denise Skinner
Prof Denise Skinner
CMgr CCMI

Independent Consultant
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Phil Spence
CMgr CCMI

COO, British Library
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Dr Jean-Anne Stewart
Professor of Leadership Development, Henley Business School

Category Judges

Diversity & Inclusion:

  • Adam Owen CMgr FCMI
  • Denis Lindsay CMgr FCMI
  • Derek Choi MCMI
  • Neil Reynolds CMgr CCMI
  • Paul Mylrea CMgr FCMI

Race and Gender

  • Angela Owen CMgr CCMI
  • Carl Andrew CMgr FCMI
  • Darren Dalcher FCMI
  • Matt Jones
  • Michelle Gardner CMgr FCMI

Skills & Mindsets

  • Afzal Ashraf FCMI
  • Karin Moser FCMI
  • Olivia Hamil MCMI
  • Sarah Salahuddin
  • Stephen Ellis
  • Suanny Gouw MCMI

The Bigger Picture

  • Catherine Myzsaka CMgr MCMI
  • Jonathan Oxley CMgr FCMI
  • Karen McArthur MCMI
  • Paul Taylor CMgr FCMI
  • Ray Davis CMgr MCMI CMC CBA MIC
  • Ruth Sacks FIC