Working and living conditions under the Five-Year Plans: managers and Stakhanovites

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Managers

  • Recieved high salaries and status and could receive bonuses of up to 40% of the income for surpassing targets
  • Faced pressure as there were shortages of raw materials, particularly from 1936 when the military was given priority in the allocation of materials
  • Economic pressure: they had limited control over access to resources, prices and wages and from 1936, they were expected to meet costs from their own income
  • Targets: they had to ensure targets were met and that fuel, raw materials and labour were used efficiently; failure to meet targets could result in imprisonment or execution
  • Labour: as…

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