Meaning of Stakhanovism

Sta•kha•nov•ism

Pronunciation: (stu-kä'nu-viz"um, stä-hä'no-), [key]
— n.
  1. a method for increasing production by rewarding individual initiative, developed in the Soviet Union in 1935.
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