Stakhanovism
noun see Stakhanovite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stakhanovism — [stə khä′nə viz΄əm] n. [after Aleksei Stakhanov, Soviet miner whose efforts inspired it (1935)] in the Soviet Union, a system whereby teams of workers sought to increase their production by improving efficiency and, if successful, were rewarded… …   English World dictionary

  • Stakhanovism — /steuh kah neuh viz euhm, stah hah no /, n. a method for increasing production by rewarding individual initiative, developed in the Soviet Union in 1935. [1935 40; STAKHANOV(ITE) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Stakhanovism — /stæˈkænəˌvɪzəm/ (say sta kanuh.vizuhm) noun a method developed (1935) in the Soviet Union to increase production by rewarding individual initiative. {named after AG Stakhanov, 1905–77, Russian coalminer. See ism} –Stakhanovite, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Stakhanovism —   n. voluntary system in former USSR of increasing production through hard work, efficiency, teamwork, and competition.    ♦ Stakhanovite, n. worker honoured for success in the system …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Stakhanovism — /steuh kah neuh viz euhm, stah hah no /, n. a method for increasing production by rewarding individual initiative, developed in the Soviet Union in 1935. [1935 40; STAKHANOV(ITE) + ISM] * * * stakhanˈovism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑stakhanovite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sta|kha|nov|ite — «stuh khAH nuh vyt», noun, adjective. –n. (formerly, in the Soviet Union) a worker who regularly increased his output and was rewarded for it under Stakhanovism. –adj. of, having to do with, or characteristic of Stakhanovites or Stakhanovism:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stakhanovite — noun Etymology: translation of Russian stakhanovets, from Alexei G. Stakhanov died 1977 Russian miner Date: 1935 a Soviet industrial worker awarded recognition and special privileges for output beyond production norms • Stakhanovism noun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nikita Izotov — Nikita Alexeevich Izotov (Russian: Никита Алексеевич Изотов) (February 9 [O.S. January 27] 1902 January 14, 1951) is sometimes referred to (at least by specialists) as the First Stakhanovite, because he was the first Soviet worker singled out by… …   Wikipedia

  • August Thalheimer — (18 march 1884 in Affaltrach, now called Obersulm, Württemberg – 19 September 1948 in Havanna) was a German Marxist activist and theoretician.August Thalheimer was a member of the German Social Democratic Party before the First World War. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Lewis H. Siegelbaum — Lewis Siegelbaum Lewis H. Siegelbaum, né en 1949 à New York, est un historien américain, spécialiste de l histoire sociale et de l histoire du travail de la Russie, de l URSS et de l Ukraine. Depuis son doctorat à l Université d Oxford en 1976,… …   Wikipédia en Français

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