Management Book of the Year

Celebrating the best management and leadership literature

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.

Are you an author? Entering the Management Book of the Year Award is a great way to gain exposure and recognition for your work. Our 2021 competition has closed, but keep an eye out towards the end of the year when our 2022 Management Book of the Year competition will be launching.

Management Book of the Year

2021 Shortlist Announced!

The shortlist for the Management Book of the Year awards has now been announced.

View the 2021 shortlist

Entries for the 2021 Awards

Nominations for our 2021 Management Book of the Year Award are now closed. The 2020/21 competition focuses on books that address the transformation of Management and Leadership, in line with CMI's 'Management Transformed' project. We'll be looking for books that offer original and valuable insights into how management, leadership and the world of work is changing, providing managers with the skills or knowledge to handle change or disruption.

Details of the competition are outlined in the rules and regulations below.

Entries for our 2021 Award is now closed.

Rules & Regulations

Event Timeline
6th October 2020 Competition opens
30th November 2020 Competition closes
14th December 2020 Longlist announced
4th March 2021 Shortlist announced
November 2021 Winner announced

Reasons to Enter

We want our partners to share and celebrate their fantastic achievements.  There are many reasons to enter the CMI Partner Awards, not least the award itself! Nominations are now open, get involved and enter today.

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Prove that you are the best in the industry - benchmark yourself and beat your competitors

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Motivation & Reward

Celebrate your team’s behind your success. Showcase your business and promote your team

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Attract the best talent

Winning an award will help with recruitment and retention

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Increase your credibility

Whilst also endorsing your company’s brand, proving you, your team and your company stand out from the crowd

Previous Award Winners

Management Book of the Year 2020

Author Matthew Syed was our Management Book of the Year 2020 winner with Rebel Ideas: The power of diverse thinking. Rebel Ideas and the other shortlisted books offer you cutting-edge insights into management and leadership.

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