Managing good English pleases judges

Simon Caulkin, management writer for The Observer , has won the Best Management Article at the first Management Consultancies Association Management Writing Awards for his article ‘Business schools for scandal’.

The MCA seek to identify the books or articles that have made a significant contribution to management thinking over the past 12 months, as well as the management writers who have the ability to communicate complex issues in plain English.

The following writers and journalists also received awards for Best Management Book and Best Management Article by a New Writer: Best Management Book: Winner – Journey to Lean , John Drew, Blair McCallum, Stefan Roggenhofer (Palgrave Macmillan) Highly commended – Enterprise: the leadership role, Roger Parry (Profile Books) Commended – Trust Matters, Sally Bibb & Jeremy Kourdi (Palgrave Macmillan) Best Management Article by a New Writer : Winner – True love is a smoothie recipe on a banana phone, Sathnam Sanghera , Financial Times.

One to Watch – Manage the Masai Way , Sam Dukes , Edge Magazine.

Each category winner received £1,000 and will have extracts of their work published in the November issue of Management Today .

? Prima, Building, Sight And Sound and CFO Europe were all awarded Subscription Magazine of the Year in their respective categories at the PPA Magazine Subscription Awards.

Prima won the consumer category, Building won the business paid category, Sight and Sound won the smaller publisher category and CFO Europe won the controlled circulation category.

British Baker, published by Quantum Business Media, won the Renewal Series of the Year award.

Lina Tabares, subscription marketer for British Baker, said: “I’m pleased that a smaller title with a smaller budget could produce a winning renewal series.”

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