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Flash Eurobarometer 68 (EOS Managers 15)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Melich, Anna (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel) (Researcher)
  • Jamar, Nicole (EOS, Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgien) (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ICAP, Athen (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • B.V.A., Viroflay, Frankreich (Data Collector)
  • IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • METRIS, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • NOP, London (Data Collector)
  • SIFO, Stockholm (Data Collector)
  • SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Expectations and concerns of smaller companies regarding expansion of the EU. Topics: area of business affiliation of the company; number of employees; annual turnover; business abroad; preferred countries to join the EU; new member countries as threat or opportunity; expected influence of EU enlargement on one's company as well as on companies in general; judgement on companies in the applicant countries regarding their standard of technical development, their stability in the financial situation, the quality of the workforce and regarding the strictness of social regulations they are subject to; applicant countries offering the most economic opportunities for the company or the greatest threat; preparation of one's company for the integration of new countries in the EU; areas in which the company needs external consultation in order to become active in the applicant countries.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Sample of companies employing between 10 and 50 persons. These employment limits did not apply to agricultural companies.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Selected were members of senior managements such as business manager or president of the company.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 1538
    Number of Variables: 87
In each of the 15 member countries of the European Union approx. 100 companies were interviewed.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3191 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (1999): Flash Eurobarometer 68 (EOS Managers 15). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.