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Factory and manager in the USSR.

Joseph Scholom Berliner

Factory and manager in the USSR.

by Joseph Scholom Berliner

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Published by Harvard U.P. .
Written in English


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Pagination386p.
Number of Pages386
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Open LibraryOL13659089M

The automotive industry in the Soviet Union spanned the history of the state from to It started with the establishment of large car manufacturing plants and reorganisation of the AMO Factory in Moscow in the late s–early s, during the first five-year plan, and continued until the Soviet Union's dissolution in Before its dissolution, the Soviet Union produced - commissioned in Stalingrad Tractor Factory design capacity of tractors a day. Since that time, the Soviet Union began the mass production of tractors. At "Communard" started production of the first Soviet harvesters. - was built Kharkiv Tractor Plant. - .

However, the move to reform the Soviet Union ultimately led to its breakup. Various nationalities in the Soviet Union began to call for their freedom. More than ethnic groups lived in the Soviet Union. Russians were the largest, most powerful group. However, non-Russians formed a majority in the 14 Soviet republics other than Size: 2MB. The summer my mom and dad defected to the United States, the Soviet Union was busy crushing the aspirations of Czechoslovakian reformers by sending , Warsaw Pact troops and tanks to .

Unskilled workers were a major problem to factory workers, many had moved from the countryside to work in industry, they were considered clumsy and incompetent as they produced poor quality goods. Skilled workers were preferred and often managers tried to persuade these workers to work for them by offering higher wages and extra food rations.   In the Soviet Union, money did not equal power: For the nomenklatura (Soviet elite), almost everything was free but State-owned. With high military spending at home and on allied communist States Author: Tommy O'callaghan.


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Berliner, Joseph S. Book. Just over three decades ago Joseph Berliner, in his book Factory and Manager in the USSR, explored the world of the socialist manager.

Drawing on interviews with Soviet emigres, he illuminated a world of informal management behaviour hidden beneath the seemingly formidable confines of a highly centralized by: At a Stalingrad tractor factory, a year-old American earned $ a month compared to $ at Ford's in Detroit, along with rent-free housing, a maid, thirty days' vacation a year, and free passage to the USSR.

p BySoviet borders sealed tight. p   It’s really hard to measure non monetary benefits as people usually misunderstand Socialism. Let me give you some historical background. USSR was an advanced Socialist state, classless society and was using Socialist distribution model. In simple. The Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe lost a great opportunity to converge with the West, and in the case of the USSR, it wasn't even able to surpass in growth and welfare the old regime!Author: Jose Luis Ricon.

In this volume of the studies of the Russian Research Center at Harvard, Mr. Berliner undertakes to study managerial behavior in the Soviet Union--the methods devised, often dubious, to keep an enterprise running and afloat in the peculiar setting of the U.S.S.R.

A very useful contribution based both on written materials and interviews with former Soviet managers. A delegation from the Soviet Union’s Amtorg Trading Corporation and the Moscow Automobile Trust visited Detroit inthe year after Ford changed over from the Model T to the Model A.

The Ford company had shown interest in negotiating with the Soviets as worldwide sales of the Model T waned and Soviet orders for Fordson tractors dropped. There are few books on Soviet design so this volume is welcome and brings together a panoply of items from the last 40 years of the USSR.

Although the Scientific Research Institute of Scientific Aesthetics tried to develop a Soviet design culture it was faced with an economic system with its five-year plans and factory directors reluctant to change to a better design/5(46).

Explaining Soviet collapse. This p aper is a companion piece to a book title d Contemporary Russian Politics that will. namely that the end of the Soviet Union was either a.

Socialist planning played an enormous role in the economic and political history of the twentieth century. Beginning in the USSR it spread round the world. It influenced economic institutions and economic policy in countries as varied as Bulgaria, USA, China, Japan, India, Poland and France.

Publishing houses in the Soviet Union, were a series of publishing enterprises which existed in the Soviet Union. Centralization.

On August 8, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Soviet Union of the State Book and Magazine Publishers), subordinated to Sovnarkom. The Forsaken: Americans in Stalin's gulags. these were just ordinary working people, who had moved to the Soviet Union.

Their total number is unknown, but it. Robert Robinson ( – ) spent 44 years in the Soviet Union helping to modernize the country. He wasn’t a communist but left the U.S. to escape racism and to earn good money. While far Author: Oleg Yegorov. Joshua Freeman’s book Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World is in part a story of factory tourists, famous and anonymous, and the displays that lured them.

During the period of Stalinism, the Soviet Union attempted to achieve economic growth through increased industrial –, the sum total of Soviet production of capital goods amounted to 6 billion rubles, but byannual production increased to billion rubles.

Factories and industrial enterprises were actively encouraged to "achieve at whatever cost", with a strong. Back in the USSR Back in the USSR. among them Joseph Berliner’s Factory and Manager in the Soviet Union, that her book marks a return.

Then, there was the nature of denim itself, known in East Germany as an “embodiment of Anglo-Saxon cultural imperialism.” A Guardian article went as far as to say “official Soviet doctrine has held that Western jeans, being figure-hugging, are a symbol of Western decadence, and thus to be avoided in the same way as pornography,” echoing the shock the United States had once felt.

The Soviet Union, which in had o cars and a single truck factory, was eager to join the ranks of automotive production, and Ford.