Books Entered

For the purposes of this competition the key purpose of management and leadership is to: provide direction, gain commitment, facilitate change and achieve results through the efficient, creative and responsible deployment of people and other resources.

This year’s competition includes five categories, including one new category focusing on books for those new to a management role.

Practical Manager

Awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, offers the best practical insights or guidance to help practising managers in their work or professional development.

Management Futures

Awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, offers a valuable insight into the future of management, providing current and aspiring managers with the skills or knowledge to support them in the workplace of the future.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, will best inspire innovation, encourage business or product development or support organisational development and adaptability.

The Commuter's Read

Awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, will best serve commuters and retain their attention during a journey to work by inspiring them, informing them about and engaging them with a management and leadership topic.

Management and Leadership Textbook

Awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, will most effectively support a course of study on a management and leadership topic.