Fields of Activity of the Higher Government Service
- Brinkmann, Gerhard (Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln)
- Pippke, Wolfgang (Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln)
- Rippe, Wolfgang (Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln)
- Forschungsstelle fuer empirische Sozialoekonomik, Koeln (Data Collector)
- Occupation, Profession
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Elites and leadership
AbstractThe occupational demands of executives in government and their occupational career. Topics: Detailed information on occupational training and career course; current professional position and length of affiliation with this government office; criteria for occupational success in public administration; characterization of subject area and occupation characteristics; extent of side jobs and overtime; requirements of current activity; supposed higher payment for the activity conducted in the private economy; judgement on one´s state of health and work satisfaction (scale); ideal image of a superior and a colleague; reference group in occupational orientation; participation in further education events; preferred further education topics; reading technical literature; importance of knowledge in personnel leadership and personnel organization; description of extent and origin of circle of friends. Scales: achievement orientation; sociability. Beyond this records were made by the respondents based on self-observations. In these records individual job tasks were described in detail and their time duration recorded. In these self-observations information is provided about: 1. the communication habits with other colleagues, 2. the subject areas affected by the work process, and 3. the position of the work process in the decision-making process of the task to be done. Demography: social origins; membership in a trade union, in staff council for civil servants or a party; age; sex; marital status; number of children; age und number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; further education; occupation; professional position; income; regional origins; social surroundings; military service.
1972-03 / 1972-09
North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Written survey in a group situation as well as self-observation with standardized questionnaire.
Number of Units: 2169
- ZA0982 (Type: ZA-No.)
Brinkmann, Gerhard; Pippke, Wolfgang; Rippe, Wolfgang: Die Tätigkeitsfelder des höheren Verwaltungsdienstes: Arbeitsansprüche, Ausbildungserfordernisse, Personalbedarf. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1973. (Forschungsberichte des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen. Nr. 2339).
Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22