Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

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Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award
Steve Coll - FT Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2012.jpg
2012 winner Steve Coll
Awarded for Best business book of the year
Sponsor Financial Times (2005–present)
McKinsey & Company (2014–present)
Goldman Sachs (2005–2013)
Location London
Country England
Presented by Financial Times
Host Financial Times
Reward £30,000
First awarded 2005
Official website www.ft.com/bookaward

Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award is an annual award given to the best business book of the year as determined by the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company. It aims to find the book that has ‘the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.’[1] The award was established in 2005 and is worth GB£30,000. Beginning in 2010, five short-listed authors each receive GB£10,000, previously it was GB£5,000.[2]

The award's principal partner was Goldman Sachs from 2005–2013, when it was known as the 'Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award'. The principal partner became McKinsey & Company beginning in 2014.

Winners and shortlist[edit]

Blue Ribbon (Blue ribbon) = winner

2005[3][4]

The shortlist was announced 20 September 2005,[5] and the winner announced 24 November 2005.[6]

2006[7]

The shortlist was announced 18 September 2006,[8] and the winner announced 27 October 2006.[9]

2007

The shortlist was announced 25 September 2007,[10] and the winner announced 25 October 2007.[11]

2008

The shortlist was announced 18 September 2008 and the winner announced 14 October 2008.[12][13]

2009[14]

The longlist was announced 12 August 2009,[15] the shortlist announced around 18 September 2009,[16] and the winner announced 29 October 2009.[17]

2010[18]

The longlist was announced 9 August 2010,[19] the shortlist was announced 16 September 2010,[20] and the winner announced 19 October 2010.[21]

2011[22]

The longlist was announced on 9 August 2011,[23] the shortlist was announced on 14 September[24] and the winner was announced on 3 November 2011.[25]

2012[26][27]

The shortlist was announced on 13 September 2012.[28] The winner was announced on 2 November 2012.[29][30]

2013

The longlist was announced in August 2013.[31] The shortlist was announced on 18 September 2013.[32] The winner was announced on 18 November 2013.[33]

  • Neil Irwin, The Alchemists: Inside the Secret World of Central Bankers
  • Iain Martin, Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy
  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
  • Anita Raghavan, The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund
  • Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
  • Blue ribbon Brad Stone, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

2014

The longlist was announced 6 August 2014.[34] The shortlist was announced 24 September 2014.[35] The winner was announced 11 November 2014.[36]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Why there is a need for this award". Financial Times. 10 April 2005. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fault Lines – Raghuram G. Rajan wins the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2010". Goldman Sachs. 27 October 2010. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "FT launches business book award". MediaWeek. 11 April 2005. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Friedman wins 'FT' award." Publishers Weekly 28 November 2005: 5. Literature Resource Center. Web. 30 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Synopses of the short-listed books 2005". Financial Times. 20 September 2005. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Business Book of the Year 2005". Financial Times. 24 November 2005. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  7. ^ James Pressley (27 October 2006). "Kynge's `China Shakes the World' Wins FT, Goldman Book Award". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Award shortlist announced 2006". Financial Times. 18 September 2006. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Business Book of the Year 2006". Financial Times. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Shortlist revealed for Business Book Award 2007". Financial Times. 25 September 2007. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Business Book of the Year 2007". Financial Times. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  12. ^ "Business Book of the Year 2008". Financial Times. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  13. ^ Allen, K. (2008). "El-Erian wins with FT/Goldman Sachs." The Bookseller, (5354), 12.
  14. ^ Gloria McDonough-Taub (17 September 2009). "6 Finalists Announced for FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award". CNBC. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  15. ^ "Longlist for FT business book of the year announced 2009". Financial Times. 12 August 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "The shortlist: Reading past and present financial runes". Financial Times. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  17. ^ "Liaquat Ahamed wins the FT Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2009". Financial Times. 29 October 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2009. 
  18. ^ Shira Ovide (28 October 2010). "The Best Business Book of 2010: ‘Fault Lines’". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  19. ^ "Business Book Of The Year Award 2010: Longlist announced for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs". Financial Times. 9 August 2010. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  20. ^ "Shortlist Announced for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2010". Financial Times. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  21. ^ "Raghuram G. Rajan wins the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2010". Financial Times. 29 October 2010. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  22. ^ Gloria McDonough-Taub (4 November 2011). ""Poor Economics" Wins the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2011". CNBC. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  23. ^ "2011 longlist". Financial Times. 9 August 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  24. ^ "2011 shortlist". Financial Times. 14 September 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  25. ^ Andrew Hill (3 November 2011). "‘Poor Economics’ takes business book prize". Financial Times. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  26. ^ "FT and Goldman Sachs business book of the year longlist announced". Business & Leadership. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  27. ^ Gloria McDonough-Taub (18 September 2012). "Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Announce Shortlist for Business Book of the Year". CNBC. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  28. ^ Andrew Hill. "Biographies and economics dominate". Financial Times. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  29. ^ Andrew Hill (2 November 2012). "Exxon study wins FT book award". The Financial Times (New York). Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  30. ^ Laurie Muchnick (3 November 2012). "Steve Coll Wins FT/Goldman Prize for Exxon Mobil Study". Business Week. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  31. ^ Andrew Hill (7 August 2013). "Reading list that mixes low deeds and high hopes". Financial Times. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  32. ^ Andrew Hill (18 September 2013). "Finalists that are worthy of a bruising debate". Financial Times. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  33. ^ Andrew Hill (18 November 2013). "Account of Jeff Bezos and Amazon wins Business Book of the Year". The Financial Times. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  34. ^ Andrew Hill (6 August 2014). "From hacking to fracking, this year’s cracking business titles". Financial Times. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  35. ^ Andrew Hill (24 September 2014). "Shortlist unveiled for FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year". Financial Times. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  36. ^ Andrew Hill (11 November 2014). "Thomas Piketty’s ‘Capital’ wins Business Book of the Year". Financial Times. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 

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