Manager, political activist, labour leader, statesman: all in one lifetime

Kenneth A. Kovach (George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA)

Journal of Management History (Archive)

ISSN: 1355-252X

Publication date: 1 December 1996


Traces the career of the remarkable Asa Philip Randolph, who was many things to many people. He was a tireless crusader for African‐American rights, a strategic manager and planner, a political activist, and a labour leader. Many of the changes he brought about and many of the conditions he created in the above areas continue to shape US culture today. Highlights the contributions he made to US society.



Kovach, K. (1996), "Manager, political activist, labour leader, statesman: all in one lifetime", Journal of Management History (Archive), Vol. 2 No. 4, pp. 48-58.

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Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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