CMI Management Book of the Year

Here at CMI we promote excellence in all areas of management and leadership. The CMI Management Book of the Year prize has been created to do just that – we want to celebrate the very best in the field of management writing.

British Librarycmi-logo-blockHeld in association with the British Library and sponsored by Henley Business School, this competition aims to celebrate the best of management books published or distributed in the UK, from the most inspiring to the most useful.

The Shortlist!

Management-Gold_NewThe CMI Management Book of the Year 2016 shortlist has been announced! Explore the shortlisted entries by category here or via the shortlist link in the menu above.

The 25 books (5 in each category) represent true ‘ManagementGold’ – books which make a very strong contribution to the field and which are certainly worth the time of a busy manager.

During the next stages of judging, five category winners will be chosen. An overall winner will then be selected from these to be awarded the title of CMI Management Book of the Year and a cash prize! All winners will be announced at the awards evening to be held at the British Library in February 2016.


Our dedicated panel of  book reviewers have now completed their work providing detailed reviews and recommendations for a record number of entries, and we are very grateful for their efforts. See who they are here.


Find out more about our sponsors…


The CMI Management Book of the Year awards evening is sponsored by Henley Business School.

Henley is a world-renowned business school based in the UK, with campus and offices in 17 countries. Find out more about this prestigious business school.