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Personnel in the Civil Service (Career)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Luhmann, Niklas (Universität Bielefeld)
  • Mayntz, Renate (Universität Speyer)
Publication Date
1972
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
Description
  • Abstract

    The job situation and course career of civil servants and employees in the civil service. Topics: Detailed determination of occupational career and social origins; official and honorary activities; participation in career examinations; vocational training; horizontal and vertical occupational mobility; earlier occupations; initiator of promotions; change of subject area and change of employer; adaptation difficulties and prospects of promotion with career change; desire for promotion and promotion prospects; assessment of occupation possibilities outside of the civil service; judgement on the promotion and evaluation practice in the civil service; assessment of previous and future occupational career; previous fulfillment of personal occupation expectations and occupation desires; work satisfaction and satisfaction with income; occupation of father and as appropriate his employment in a government office; judgement on the job of the staff council for civil servants; frequency of differences of opinion between the staff council for civil servants and the government office management; desired significance of party affiliation for promotions; average grade in leaving certificate of school last attended. Scales: comparison of employer in civil service versus private economy; diffuse affinity; dogmatism; external calculation; emotional lability; ambiguity intolerance; striving for occupational success; rigidity; dominance and speed. Demography: age (classified); sex; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; income. Furthermore the following indices were encoded: satisfaction; participation; speed of promotion; striving for advancement; horizontal mobility; intrinsic motivation; career inconsistency.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972
Geographic Coverage
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
Sampled Universe
Civil servants and employees in the civil service at the management level of federal and state ministries as well as district governments, local governments and city-states.
Sampling
Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • In part oral and in part written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2910
    Number of Variables: 260
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0746 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Luhmann, Niklas; Mayntz, Renate: Personal im öffentlichen Dienst: Eintritt und Karrieren. Baden-Baden: Nomos 1973.
  • Luhmann, Niklas: Zurechnung von Beförderungen im öffentlichen Dienst. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 2, 1973, S. 326 - 351.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Luhmann, Niklas; Mayntz, Renate (1972): Personal im öffentlichen Dienst (Karriere). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0746