How to prevent a fascist takeover: Lessons from the Nazi party’s rise to power

Klaus Meyer
How to prevent a fascist takeover: Lessons from the Nazi party’s rise to power

International business scholars are increasingly concerned with the possibility that economic nationalism will lead to deglobalization, reversing decades of economic growth. This has spurred new debates on the potential consequences of economic nationalism and also examinations of the political processes that cause shifts from liberal democracies to more authoritarian governments. Hitler’s ascent involves conservative politicians sharing power with an extremist party and being outmanoeuvred.