The Management Book of the Year competition is run by CMI (The Chartered Management Institute) in association with the British Library. The competition seeks to uncover the UK’s best books on management and leadership and raise the profile of the great management writing published or distributed in the UK.
This year the title has been won by Henry Mintzberg for his seminal work Managing.
Following the announcement Henry Mintzberg said “I would be honoured by this lovely prize in any event. But it has special meaning for me because, of all the places I go in this world, none matches the U.K. for intellectual stimulation"
Professor Mintzberg, collects beaver sculptures in his spare time.
Bill Lucas, author of rEvolution: How to Thrive in Crazy Times and Richard Donkin, author of The Future of Work, were also named as winners in their respective innovation and entrepreneurship and digital book categories.