Social Survey of the Union of Executives

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. (Universität Köln)
  • Scheuch, Ute K. (Köln)
Publication Date
  • Erwin K. Scheuch,Universitaet Koeln (Data Collector)
  • Ute K. Scheuch, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    Questions on social and occupational situation of executives. Topics: Preferred main focus of association work of the ULA {Union of Executives}; age at start of occupation; frequency of change of employer; moving due to one´s occupation; work abroad; self-assessment of knowledge of a foreign language; area of business affiliation of company; current position and position sought in company; assessment of the security of the current position; judgement on the chances of a new job; assessment of the market position of the company and anticipated changes in the number of employees of the company; atmosphere at work; assessment of the ability of superiors; hours worked each week; compensation for overtime; days of vacation per year; computer use at work; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election (first vote and second vote); differences in the demands on managers in politics and economy; judgement on the situation of the market economy; type of retirement program and health insurance; anticipated securing of standard of living during retirement. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; marriage length; residence in old or new states; residential status; size of residence; number of persons in residence; single-income; head of household; type of sources of income; household income; number of children; highest education degree; financial expenditures for children in school; number of available cars.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996-02 / 1996-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The readers of the ULA-Nachrichten, a newspaper for managers in German business
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 10687
    Number of Variables: 69
The questionnaire was a supplement to the January/February issue of the ULA-Nachrichten.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2927 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Scheuch, Ute; Scheuch, Erwin K.: Führungskräfte in Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft: Ergebnisse einer Enquête der Union der Leitenden Angestellten über die soziale Stellung und die berechtigten Interessen der Führungskräfte in der deutschen Wirtschaft. In: ULA-Schriftenreihe Nr. 35, März 1997.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22