Winners 2018

Competition Winner

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Harvard Business Review Manager’s Handbook

This is the one primer executives need to develop managerial and leadership skills. Packed with step-by-step advice and wisdom from HBR’s management archive, the book provides best practices on topics from building credibility and emotional intelligence to hiring and retaining employees, as well as understanding finance and strategy.

Category Winners

Management Futures

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Building Digital Culture

Building Digital Culture aims to answer a simple question: How can organisations succeed when the environment they operate in is changing so quickly? The last thing businesses need today is a digital strategy. Instead, their strategy needs to be fit for our fast-changing digital world, where businesses have more data than they know what to do with, a media landscape that’s exploded in size and complexity, the risk of a new disruption around every corner, and only one certainty: that this change won’t let up.

Management and Leadership Textbook

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Harvard Business Review Manager’s Handbook

This is the one primer executives need to develop managerial and leadership skills. Packed with step-by-step advice and wisdom from HBR’s management archive, the book provides best practices on topics from building credibility and emotional intelligence to hiring and retaining employees, as well as understanding finance and strategy.

The Commuter’s Read

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Keys to Success

John Timpson, Chairman of the eponymous British high street chain, knows a thing or two about running a successful business. Over many years he revolutionised how his firm worked, developing his philosophy of upside-down management, and has reaped the rewards – the Timpson group (which includes the Snappy Snaps and Max Spielmann chains).

Timpson, whose weekly Daily Telegraph column and regular media appearances have made him a well-known 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The Corporate Startup

The Corporate Startup is a practical guide for established companies that aspire to develop and sustain their innovation capabilities.
The world around us is changing rapidly. There is now more pressure on established companies to innovate. The challenge most companies face is how to develop new products for new markets, while managing their core business at the same time. 

Practical Manager

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Time, Talent, Energy

Imagine how much more competitive your company would be if all your employees got as much done by 10 am Thursday as others get done all week? It’s this potential to outperform rivals with productive power that’s inspiring pioneering companies to manage their human capital as carefully as their financial capital. Michael Mankins and Eric Garton, Bain & Company experts in organizational effectiveness, present new research into how people