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  1. Small overview of the United States in 1950
    1. US politics in 1950
    2. US economy in 1950
    3. US social changes in 1950
    4. US technology in 1950
    5. US racism in 1950
  2. The American Civil Rights Movement
    1. Oppressed minorities
    2. The American Civil Rights Movement
    3. The African American Civil Rights Movement
  3. The leader
    1. Martin Luther King background from 1929 to 1957
    2. Leadership principles
    3. Power
    4. Traits of personality

Management is the whole of techniques that an organization has in order to organize, plan and control all the resources which are implemented for the administration of the entity.

In order to take into account the impact of the time and the type of risk and information on the decision makings of management, it is important to distinguish different managements: strategic management, operational management and audit (or control) management.

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the style of leadership of Martin Luther King, one of the most important leaders in racial segregation. In the first part, we will see an overview of the United States in the 50s, and then we will see The American Civil Rights Movement. After that, we will continue with the leader himself, his beliefs and his style of leadership.

[...] The main famous people were Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King. As laws were very strict in the country, this movement was completely illegal. About women and the differences experienced by them when compared to men, it came down in the 1950s. Moreover, during World War II, we had an important lack in terms of work force. Woman replaced men gone at war in Europe and in the Pacific Ocean. In the United States, it was women who produced all military machines, like guns, tanks and so on. [...]

[...] As a consequence, there was an important lack of housing in cities. American citizens had not the choice to go to the suburbs, and numerous houses were built during these years. It was the first time that we saw a line of production concerning houses. In a general way, about 40 houses could be built in just one day, which is amazing!! At the end of World War II began the Baby boom. This period is famous because it was the same thing in each country (France, UK, US, etc.). [...]

[...] It was the beginning of a new era, with charismatic leaders. With the movement of the Black power, the figure of Malcolm X emerged. He started neologism of Afro-Americans. Several academics and professors indicated this movement as the ?second rebuilding', in reference to the ?rebuilding' which followed the American Civil War, and during which slavery was abolished, while the Blacks born in America became citizens and received the right to vote. Nevertheless, in 1896, Plessy v. Ferguson legitimated the Jim Crow laws set up in the south and another racist legislation The American Civil Rights Movement In 1957, he plays a key role in the foundation of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, conference in which he is elected president and he kept this job until his death. [...]

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