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Managers (Board Members of Joint-Stock Companies)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Schmidt, Alfred (Institut für Mittelstandsforschung, Soziologische Abteilung, Köln)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Mittelstandsforschung, Soziologische Abteilung, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
  • Abstract

    Professional image, activity areas and course of education of board members of German joint-stock companies. Structure of management in large private organizations. Topics: Professional image; position in the business and activity areas; positions in other companies; time worked each week; most important subject-specific sources of information; course of occupation and education; preferred education for successor; type of company decision-making. Demography: age; sex; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; income; social origins; place of birth; regional origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-03 / 1965-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Board members of German joint-stock companies with more than 628 million DM annual turnover.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 116
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0361 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Schmidt, Alfred (1965): Manager (Vorstandsmitglieder von Aktiengesellschaften). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.