Who will win Management Book of Year?
It is the UKâ€™s first ever competition to focus specifically on management and leadership books and to have a category dedicated to texts in a digital format.
The competition is open to individual authors, publishers and agents who can enter books that were published within the 12 months from August 1 2009 to 31 July 2010, and for the digital category, between 1 August 2008 and 31 July 2010.
Books can be entered in three competition categories:
â€˘ Practical Manager: Books that provide insights or guidance to help practising managers in their work or professional development
â€˘ Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Texts that inspire innovation, encourage business or product development or support organisational development/adaptability
â€˘ Digital Management Book: Titles which make use of technology to enhance the accessibility of the text and the readersâ€™ engagement with the subject matter covered
Further information for authors, publishers, and agents, including how to enter a book plus full competition rules can be found at www.managementbookoftheyear.org.uk.
In addition the CMI have started a web discussion on contributorâ€™s favourite management and leadership books, with some fascinating examples given including Chasing the Rabbit: How Market Leaders Outdistance the Competition and How Great Companies Can Catch Up and Win by Steven Spear.