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The Effects of Cohesion of Small Groups on Attitude and Conduct of Soldiers

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Group
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    The content of the study is two-part: 1. Attitude of members of the Federal German Armed Forces to the Federal German Armed Forces. 2. Group cohesion. Topics: Image of the Federal German Armed Forces (semantic differential); satisfaction in the Federal German Armed Forces and judgement on leadership style; image of the Federal German Armed Forces as employer for professional soldiers; recommended advertising measures to recruit volunteers; evaluation of training opportunities in the Federal German Armed Forces and the education status of junior officers; relationship with superiors and comrades (sociogram and scales); short form of the dogmatism scale; reading Federal German Armed Forces magazines; trips home; regional origins; friends at the post; memberships; religiousness. Demography: age; refugee status; school education; occupation; marital status; number of siblings; social origins; religious denomination; military service.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    North Germany
Sampled Universe
Soldiers and junior officers of a Federal German Armed Forces company (armored infantry).
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 107
See also ZA Study Nos. 0017 and 0018.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0086 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Roghmann, Klaus: Dogmatismus und Autoritarismus: Kritik der theoretischen Ansätze und Ergebnisse dreier westdeutscher Untersuchungen. Meisenheim am Glan: Hain 1966 (Kölner Beiträge zur Sozialforschung und angewandten Soziologie, Bd. 1)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln (1964): Die Auswirkung der Kohäsion kleiner Gruppen auf Einstellung und Verhalten der Soldaten. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.