Now Go Create Founder Claire Bridges book on creativity in business, In Your Creative Element has been shortlisted for Management Book of the Year prize which was announced today by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the British Library.
The 25-strong shortlist for the overall £5,000 prize – sponsored by Henley Business School reflects and offers guidance on the challenges professional leaders face in managing multi-generational workforces increasingly shaped by technology and engaged through ethics.
Shortlisted in the Management Futures category, In Your Creative Element, helps readers identify a personal formula for creative success by following nine groupings of 62 creative elements based on the periodic table, covering the principles, values and attitudes associated with creativity.
Petra Wilton, CMI’s Director of Strategy, said: “Thousands of books on how to become a better manager and leader are published every year. Our shortlist directs everyone in the profession to those books that will make a definite difference to how they think and act as true management and leadership professionals. For those passionate about their career, the progressive and practical lessons within these books are essential reads.”
The competition has been split in to five categories: Management Futures; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Practical Manager; Commuter’s Read; and Management and Leadership Textbook. The winner of each category, as well as the overall winner will be announced at an awards evening at the British Library on 6 February 2018 – with the winning author taking home a £5,000 prize.
Phil Spence, Chief Operating Officer at the British Library and a Companion of the CMI, said: “The British Library is honoured and thrilled to be hosting the CMI Management Book of the Year awards again. Not only are we the UK’s national research Library with a world-class collection of management studies resource, but also we have a long and successful relationship with CMI and are delighted to be supporting them in their mission to develop management and leadership.”
A full list of the shortlisted books and more details on the expert judging panel are available via the competition website. The results will be announced in Feb 2018. Keep your fingers crossed for us!