Gosplan


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Gosplan

(ˈɡɒsˌplæn)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the state planning commission of the former Soviet Union or any of its constituent republics: it was responsible for coordination and development of the economy, social services, etc
[C20: from Russian Gos(udarstvennaya) Plan(ovaya Comissiya) State Planning Committee]
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In the course of the first Five Year Plan, Stalin dictated to Gosplan, rather than take expert advice.
Ironically, while Gosplan was scrapped when Soviet communism collapsed in 1991 its Indian counterpart continued to thrived in Yojna Bhavan.
By educating policymakers and the public on these alternatives, hopefully spectrum management can look less like the Soviet GOSPLAN and more like a market.
aasta koondplaan kinnitamisele, muutis NSV Liidu Gosplan selles 300 naitajat pohjendusega, et Ukraina Ministrite Noukogu ei olnud koikide tingimustega arvestanud ja oli seetottu kalkuleerinud 1958.
The joke about Gosplan - if it took over the Sahara, there would soon be a sand shortage - applies here.
A comical history could be written of fellow-traveling classicists, for whom the difference between Plato's Republic and the Soviet Gosplan had become somewhat blurred.
Similarly, GosPlan, the central state economic organ, used its control over paper supplies to bring renegade newspapers into the fold.
Gosplan (the Soviet Union's State Planning Commission) (9) was gone, but so too was any semblance of coordinated planning and budgeting.
In addition, Gosplan officials, who were responsible for co-ordinating various parts of the Soviet economy, were accused of manipulating the figures.
The IFB bears no resemblance to GOSPLAN in the former Soviet Union which was a central planning bureaucracy that did have tremendous power over who would produce what and how they would go about it.
The irony here is that by whittling down the purpose of the corporation to short term maximisation of such simple, misleading indicators, the United States and to a lesser extent the other English-speaking countries succeeded in introducing a discipline similar to the one imposed by Gosplan on factory managers in the old Soviet Union.