Reforming Society

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


We have talked about the history of the twentieth century as having many episodes of societal horror and yet sometimes ending in hope for society. We have seen how dictatorships left societal legacies of terror, destruction, social chaos, economic inefficiency, and politics of brutality and corruption. But then, the hope is this. All of those ideological dictatorships – of the “Great Leaders,” the grand ideological social theorists – all eventually ended.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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