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.

Latest entries


Not Knowing: The Art of Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity

Congratulations to the authors, Steven D'Souza and Diana Renner, and to LID Publishing!

Not Knowing - CMI Management Book of the Year Winner 2015“As a publisher of business books, winning the CMI Management Book of the Year award is a tremendous privilege. Sales of the book have quite literally rocketed since the award, and we have also licensed translation rights for eight languages (with aggressive auctions taking place in China and South Korea recently). Moreover, winning the award has been a true inspiration for everyone at LID Publishing.”- Martin Liu, General Manager & Publisher, LID Publishing

The winner was chosen from among five fantastic category winners, which were revealed at the CMI Management Book of the Year awards held on 9th February 2015. You can see more details of all of the winning books by following the menu link to 'Winners 2015'.

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.