Olivetti Representatives (Fluctuation 1965)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    Reasons for the change of job of representatives. Topics: Current employment organized according to type and area of business; preferred company size; preferred work area: work in the office or outside the office; occupation before joining Olivetti and reason for change of job; number of applications; reasons for the decision to apply with Olivetti; impression of applicant selection; participation in training courses within the company and judgement on the courses; sales pressure felt; judgement on conditions within the company at Olivetti; ideas about working conditions before and after joining Olivetti; company points of view and personal concepts of the judgement on a salesman; occupational mobility in the course of employment with Olivetti; judgement on the atmosphere at work; preferred payment: commission or basic salary; reasons for leaving the company; financial improvement through change of place of work; judgement on current place of work and characterization of the business in comparison to Olivetti; attitude to return to Olivetti. Demography: age (classified); school education; vocational training; professional position; social origins; regional origins. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; difficulties in interview; number of contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Former salesmen outside of the office at Olivetti.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 128
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0569 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22