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Mannesmann Company Survey

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Sozialforschung, Universität Frankfurt
Publication Date
1964
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on atmosphere at work, co-determination and job situation by employees of a concern in the coal and steel industry. Topics: Workplace description; length of company employment; time worked each week; attitude to the 40-hour week; actual and preferred wage form; wage satisfaction; work satisfaction; advancement wishes and prospects of promotion; relationship with job and superiors; judgement on one´s own job security; judgement on selected social services and social facilities of the company; knowledge and ideas about co-determination; contacts with work director; judgement on the job of the works council; personal commitment as workers´ representative; attitude to company assembly or preference for smaller meetings; knowledge about the concern and composition of executive and supervisory board; perceived conflicts between ´upper society´ and works council; judgement on one´s own extent to which informed about company matters; housing situation; satisfaction with housing and desire for one´s own home; membership in the trade union; party preference. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; professional position; professional career; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods; present and past offices held; memberships. Interviewer rating: sincerity and willingness of respondent to cooperate; general impression of trade union activity and company ties of respondent; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1954-07 / 1954-08
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    Ruhr
Sampled Universe
Five companies of the Mannesmann AG were selected which due to their over-all structure were considered typical for a significant number of coal mines, iron producing and iron processing factories of the Ruhrgebiet.
Sampling
Simple random selection from the work force card file.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1176
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0107 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Friedeburg, Ludwig von: Soziologie des Betriebsklimas: Studien zur Deutung empirischer Untersuchungen in industriellen Großbetrieben. Frankfurt: Europäische Verlagsanstalt 1963 (Frankfurter Beiträge zur Soziologie, Bd.13)
  • Institut für Sozialforschung: Betriebsklima: Eine industriesoziologische Untersuchung im Mannesmann-Bereich. Frankfurt: Institutsbericht 1955

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Institut für Sozialforschung, Universität Frankfurt (1964): Mannesmann-Betriebsumfrage. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0107