Ethics in Society

  • Frederick Betz
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM, volume 11)


We have looked at the terrible ethics of Stalin’s apparatchiks (bureaucratic thugs). But was this a Russian phenomenon, or are there such apparatchiks in any ideological dictatorship? Historically, the answer is yes, in all dictatorships. This is illustrated in the next case of the German Nazi dictatorship of 1933–1945.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering and Technology ManagementPortland State UniversityPortlandUSA

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