In a survey conducted by the League Managers Association (LMA) for Premier League sponsors Barclays, the Dane and his top-flight counterparts voted on a range of topics from managers to new arrivals and improving youngsters.
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"It's always an honour to receive recognition, but I always consider them more important when they come from your colleagues," Laudrup told the club's official website.
"I felt the same as a player and that hasn’t changed now that I'm a manager. It's something special coming from your colleagues because they are the ones you are competing with on a weekly basis on and off the pitch."
Elsewhere, Swansea forward Michu was named as the best signing of the season, beating Manchester United striker Robin van Persie with 47% of the vote after notching 15 goals in 27 league outings following a £2 million summer switch from Rayo Vallecano.