Women head list in MCA book prize

Women head list in MCA book prize

Women candidates dominate the shortlist for the 1997 Management Consultancies Association book prize to be held on 25 March.

Judges for the #5,000 first prize book award, which is in its fifth year, have whittled down the numbers from 90 to a shortlist of five books, four of which are by women.

“This is the first time we have had four women out of a shortlist of five; last year’s winner was also a woman,” said MCA executive director Brian O’Rorke.

Shortlisted books are: The Death of Distance: How the Communications Revolution Will Change Our Lives by Frances Cairncross; The Black and Ethnic Minority Woman Manager: Cracking the Concrete Ceiling by Marilyn J Davidson; Motivating People in Lean Organizations by Linda Holbeche; Creating Value: Shaping Tomorrow’s Business by Shiv S Mathur & Alfred Kenyon; and, Break Up! When Large Companies are Worth More Dead than Alive by David Sadtler.

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