Presentation on theme: "Competition. The Stakhanov Record Aim of the Stakhanov record was to motivate others to want to work harder and improve. They were given incentives to."— Presentation transcript:
The Stakhanov Record Aim of the Stakhanov record was to motivate others to want to work harder and improve. They were given incentives to do this such as people who achieved a lot in a certain amount of time would be rewarded with a bonus or a comfortable apartment or a free holiday to a resort. \ This was called the Stakhonovism era.
Alexi Stakhanov Alexei Stakhanov was a coal miner who inspired other workers to copy his example – The Stakhanov Record: on 30 Aug 1935 Stakhanov did 5 hours of work – produced 102 tons of coal Konstantin Petrov (party organiser) worried about Central Ormino lagging behind plan quota
Alexi Stakhanov Plan to motivate other workers; set up ideal conditions for Stakhanov: uninterrupted supply of air Good pick 2 carefully selected proppers (props up roof while cutting coal) ample supplies of timber Hauliers to take coal away Stakhanovs world record given great publicity including receiving: 200 roubles (instead of norm 30) bonus equal to a months wages apartment with telephone and comfortable furniture cinema passes Places at a holiday resort
Workers Some left wingers did not like the idea of wages differentials – betrayal of socialism, and equality During the first five year plan; there were gaps between the wage of labourers and the skilled workers increased During 2 nd year plan; Communism didnt support rewards giving; but to motivate the people, they gave rewards example to Alexei Stakhanov became Hero of Socialist Labor
Propaganda Propaganda told workers to be Stakhanovites - he was given holidays - medals - recognitions - better working conditions workers were anxious to improve their position, to secure a better standard living, high wages, better tools, and to get better working conditions. They wanted to avoid harsh punishments or poor quality work. Some workers demanded to become stakhanovites in order to fain increased by and privileges. -> best equipments
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