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Situation Report Medium-Sized Companies 1992/93

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ-Bank), Düsseldorf
Publication Date
  • Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ-Bank), Duesseldorf (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • Abstract

    The economic situation of Rhenish-Westphalian medium-sized companies. Topics: area of business affiliation; entry in the trade roll; number of employees; administrative district; judgement on the business situation 1992 and at the time of survey; judgement on the turnover situation 1992 in comparison to the previous year; development of cost situation 1992 in comparison to the previous year; change of sales prices; change of profit situation; judgement on the profit situation and personal capital situation; satisfactory furnishing of the company its own capital; investments 1992 in comparison to the previous year; type of investments conducted 1992; financing of the investments last conducted; change of number of employees; expected development for 1993 regarding business situation, turnover, cost situation, sales prices, profit situation; expected development of investments in comparison to the previous year; expected main focus of investments 1993; planned employee level for 1993; judgement on future environmental protection conduct; investments in the environmental protection area and significant motive for these investments; reasonable measures to accomplish environmental policy objectives; offering environmentally friendly products; particularly important areas of environmental protection; significance of increasing environmental protection for one´s own company.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Medium-sized companies in the administrative districts Arnsberg, Detmold, Muenster, Duesseldorf, Cologne, Koblenz and Trier
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 1755
    Number of Variables: 47
The study is part of a trend investigation conducted at yearly intervals. The data sets are archived under ZA Study Nos. 2043 to 2046, 2326, 2327 and 2424.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2328 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ-Bank), Düsseldorf (1993): Lagebericht Mittelstand 1992/93. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.