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.

Competition open for entries!

dv1453007We are delighted to announce that the CMI Management Book of the Year competition 2017 is now open for entries!

If you have a book or books that you would like to enter, please take a look at the CMI Management Book of the Year 2016-17 Competition Rules to check that your entries meet the criteria, and decide which of our five categories to enter them into. Usually, publishers will enter books on an author's behalf.

Once you've checked the rules, you can visit the Enter a Book page to submit your entries! We look forward to receiving them.

If you have any queries about entering the competition, please get in touch via

The CMI Management Book of the Year 2016 is…


Frugal Innovation: How to Do More with LessWinner-roundel---FULL-COLOUR

Congratulations to the authors, Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu, and to Profile (Economist Books)

Jaideep collected the authors’ awards and the £5,000 prize at the CMI Management Book of the Year awards evening on 8th February 2016.

The winner was chosen from among five fantastic category winners, also revealed on the night. You can see more details of all of the winning books by following the link to 'Winners 2016'. Photos from the awards evening and the videos by Ravensbourne students are available on the Awards Evening page.