Jaruzelski


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Jaruzelski

Wojciech . born 1923, Polish statesman and soldier; prime minister (1981--85); head of state 1985--90 (as president from 1989)
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When 90 percent of Polish workers participated in a nonviolent rebellion against the workers' state, formed their own independent trade union, and began to manage production on their own, what little legitimacy communism had quickly evaporated.(63) Even though General Jaruzelski reestablished control over the country through a type of putsch in December 1981, the unprecedented necessity for calling on a military leader to head the government demonstrated the collapse of the Communist Party's authority.
One news report that I saw after I returned to the United States said that the standard of living had declined 40 percent since Jaruzelski. Several people I met described Poland as eighteenth or nineteenth century capitalism; one compared it to modern Africa.
At a state banquet in Warsaw, she turned to General Jaruzelski and, after referring to his plans for reforming Poland's badly ailing economy, said:
Barry Jaruzelski is a senior partner with Strategy& in Florham Park, New Jersey, and the global leader of the firm's engineered products and services practice.
The historical evidence shows that the regime began preparing a crackdown even as it signed the Gdansk Accords in August 1980 and that General Jaruzelski carefully directed the plans as they evolved.
"Consistent with our study findings from previous years, there is no long-term correlation between the amount spent on innovation and an organization's overall financial success,"said Barry Jaruzelski, senior partner at Booz & Company and global leader of the Engineered Products & Services practice.
Sir Elton John will receive a medal from Poland this weekend for touring the country in 1984, when it was still under the boot heel of Soviet puppet, General Jaruzelski.
"The fact that they keep performing quarter in, quarter out, is a testament to the bench strength of management talent," said Barry Jaruzelski, a partner with Booz and Co who leads its global technology practice.
In the midst of recounting conversations with Wojciech Jaruzelski, the Polish general who instituted martial law in 1981 and led the country until 1989, she writes: "He does not mention that, as an enthusiastic cadre in the Polish section of the Red Army, he watched the destruction of Warsaw in 1944."
They gathered momentum after a summer of labor strikes, when Poland's communist chief, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, concluded that the country's economic troubles were too grim to face alone.
The affair sheds light on the new lines that have been drawn on Poland's political battlefield, with those who once made common cause against the Communist regime in the 1970s and 1980s splitting into two increasingly hostile camps and engaging in vitriolic exchanges that almost sideline those who justify the imposition of martial law, like General Wojciech Jaruzelski, who appeared on TV screens in 1981 to announce that he was 'now in charge'.
But the period of relative freedom was short-lived and in December 1981 Poland's then leader, General Jaruzelski, imposed martial law.