Last night I attended the CMI Management Book of the Year for 2012 held in association with the British Library.
This year Cass Business School joined as sponsor for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship category.
The book is a critical look at the way business leadership has gone so badly wrong, and what can be done to fix it. Christopher explained that this was his first book for 15 years, so was particularly pleased to have won the award.
The Cult of the Leader, A Manifesto for More Authentic Business
Modern business is obsessed with leaders. We talk about leadership all the time, but its real meaning is becoming more and more obscure. Recent corporate crises have shown that all too often, our leaders are missing in action when we need them most.
In this groundbreaking and provocative new book, Chris Bones shows how we need to:
Restore trust and confidence
Be more realistic about what leaders can and can’t do