The Occupational Integration of the Blind (Company Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Müther-Lange, Helga (Rheinische Hauptfürsorgestelle beim Landschaftsverband Rheinland)
Publication Date
  • Infas, Bonn (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
  • Abstract

    Description of the situation of company and support measures in companies that employ the blind. Topics: economic area; production in the company or services offered; employees altogether; proportion of women; blind or severely visually handicapped in the company; reasons for employment; experiences with employment of the blind up to now and future intent to hire the blind; necessary qualifications of blind employees; experiences with training facilities for the blind and evaluation of them; measures suggested to better integrate visually handicapped in working life; characteristics of the blind and visually handicapped employees as well as occupational position; activities of the employees; personal support of blind employees by readers, at work, on the way in the company and with conflicts; necessary occupational and social qualifications of blind employees in the company; necessity of knowledge of the employee of Braille, Braille short-hand, Braille stenography for the activities exercised. Demography: information on personnel manager interviewed or conversation partner: sex; age in years; duration of employment in company or department; company position in years; blind in personal social surroundings.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-09 / 1994-12
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Companies with more than 16 employees in the area of responsibility of the Landschaftsverband Rheinland that employ blind in the sense of the state law on aid for the blind
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 312
    Number of Variables: 174
See also the survey of the blind archived under ZA Study No. 2993.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2994 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Landschaftsverband Rheinland (Hrsg.): Die berufliche Integration von Blinden: Untersuchungsergebnisse (Tabellenband). Landschaftsverband Rheinland 1995.

Update Metadata: 2021-01-26 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22