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The progress with industrialization five year plan in the USSR was substantial but they never caught up to the US Russia had and still has the largest land and population but they have always lacked in their Gross National Product perpetually at least two thirds behind the US USSR collapsed because its system lacked incentives used production quotas and adapted poorly to changeThe workers were paid for each item they produced rather than the number of hours they worked Piecework quotas or workers that were paid for each piece of output they produced rather than for the numbers of hours they worked were often set at impractical high levels which resulted in storming The workers worked very slowly until the last week of the month and then sped up just in time to fill their quota leading to poor quality products Like Brewsters JBS and Citizenship the USSR had its rewards for incentives as well Their rewards were medals such as the Order of Lenin which would give one the privilege of a vacation or free housing The last incentive method was called the wage system which was based on job performance and was used mostly in Capitalist societies The skilled and more productive workers received higher pay while the unexperienced barely earned anythingIn a system like this one the workers are given a set amount for what to produce how much and for whom to produce a quota The incentives as well as the quotas- failed causing Russia to have a reputation for the poorest quality good A shoe factory is given a quota to make millions of pairs of shoes Obviously the smaller sizes could be made the fastest and more were made than the quota called for When the quota changed to measure the production of leather shoes with the thickest souls in the world were created The inadequate production of consumer goods served as another major problem for
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