Labour Motivation and Organisation
Running the sugar harvests of the late 1960s as national campaigns was in part a response to the continuing deficits in the plan. But the Cuban leaders also saw the campaign atmosphere as being a positive component in the process of creating moral incentives. By treating the economic struggle as comparable to a military struggle, the leadership hoped to create the kind of national élan, solidarity, and effort that usually is associated only with wartime.
KeywordsEconomic Planning Farm Labourer Absentee Rate Special Privilege Moral Incentive
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