Written: July 8, 1921
Published: First published in 1932 in Lenin Miscellany XX. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 1st English Edition, Progress Publishers, 1965, Moscow, Volume 42, page 329b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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I propose to the Politbureau
Bonuses of up to 10,000 gold rubles he paid for the efficient organisation on commercial lines of a group of enterprises, departments and institutions.
 Lenin’s motion was made in connection with the decision of the Politbureau, adopted on the report of A.S. Kiselyov on July 7, 1921, “On Speeding Up the Transition of Enterprises and Insti-tutions to a Self-Supporting System of Operation”. The decision stated: “Soviet institutions shall be directed to take more ener-getic steps towards switching over both separate enterprises and Soviet institutions to a self-supporting system of operation.”