A Week's Events 90

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Gross, Peter (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Bamberg)
  • Garhammer, Manfred (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Bamberg)
  • Buba, Hanspeter (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Bamberg)
Publication Date
  • Lehrstuhl fuer Soziologie, Universitaet Bamberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Time use
  • Abstract

    Time budget of employees in selected companies. Topics: recording of activities over a seven day time-frame in quarter-hour increments; time expended for activities in personal areas, education, employment, work in the household, education and leisure time; information on respective interaction partner and further activities exercised concurrently. Besides recording the course of the day the following was recorded in a supplementary interview: nationality; time worked each week; flextime; overtime and shift work; work on Saturday or Sunday; night work; frequency of shift changes; change and situation of the work-free days; on call; ability to plan working hours in advance; co-determination in planning working hours; assessment of the effects of the arrangement of working hours on family life, on health, on organization of leisure time, on opportunities for side-jobs, and contacts with friends; advantages and disadvantages as well as improvement suggestions on arrangement of working hours; satisfaction with working hours; attitude to service evening (long Thursday) {late store closing}; number, age and occupation of children; possession of real estate and possession of durable economic goods; satisfaction with income; use of a weekend house or trailer; frequency of short vacation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-02 / 1990-08
Geographic Coverage
  • selected cities in Northern Bavaria
Sampled Universe
Sample of employees in 11 companies in production and services.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 217
    Number of Variables: 298
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1886 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22