Situation Report of Medium-Sized Companies in Summer 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hennies-Rautenberg, Henning (Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ), Düsseldorf)
  • Schlienkamp, Christoph (Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ), Düsseldorf)
Publication Date
  • Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ), Duesseldorf (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    The company development and business expectations of medium-sized companies. Topics: Area of business; company size; current and expected business situation; reduced business expectations; actual foreign sales and expected further development; foreign competition in the market; expected influence of foreign competition on one´s own sales chances in the domestic market; German business taxes and environmental protection regulations as noticeable competition disadvantages compared to foreign competitors; desirable harmonizing level for environmental protection regulations; company doing training; judgement on supply of training positions; significance of location-dependent cost factors such as trade tax, property tax, municipal taxes, investment support as well as wage and salary level; significance of these cost factors in the selection of location for one´s business; judgement on the residence and leisure value, the image as well as the infrastructure of the business location; assessment of cooperation with public administration.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-05 / 1991-07
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
    the administrative districts Koblenz and Trier
Sampled Universe
Medium-sized companies that were commercial business partners of public and co-operative banks in these areas
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 1382
    Number of Variables: 35
The study is part of a trend investigation that was conducted at yearly intervals. The data sets are archived under ZA Study Nos. 2043 to 2046.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2046 (Type: ZA-No.)

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