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.

Last call for entries!

The CMI Management Book of the Year competition closes for entries on
Thursday 30th June.

If you have a book oThinkstockPhotos-453879843r 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. Then visit the Enter a Book page to submit your entries!

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

Entries 2017

CMI Management Book of the Year 2016


The 2016 winner was Frugal Innovation byWinner-roundel---FULL-COLOUR Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu, published by Profile 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 - 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.