In 1939 the government introduced the ‘uninterrupted week’, requiring each worker to work seven days a week.
Absences, tardiness and unproductiveness were not acceptable from workers.
In 1927 the Gosplan (the state planning commission) developed a series of plans to drastically transform the economy.
These plans aimed to ensure that the workers reached certain goals.
It is said that half the officers for the armed forces including every admiral and three Red Army Marshals had been executed.
Next Stalin investigated the loyalty of the Secret Police and he after his investigations the executions were arranged for all the senior figures in the organization.
They showed pride for their country and enthusiasm to work.
They were often rewarded for their good progress with higher pay and privileges like tickets to the opera, or paid for holidays.
Stalin’s rule over the USSR from 1929 onwards saw his country and his people devastated as he forced them to industrialise, ruthlessly eliminated his opponents and lead his county to a costly victory in the Second World War.
Although his leadership was brutal his ideas to industrialise were successful, if he had not drove his country to industrialise defeat in the Second World War would be certain.