Flash Eurobarometer 195 (Preparedness for the changeover to euro among enterprises in Slovenia)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • Slovenian CATI d.o.o. partner institute of The GALLUP Organization Hungary (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary (Fieldwork co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
  • Abstract

    Preparations of Slovenian enterprises for the changeover to euro. Topics: time of the beginning of the enterprise‘s preparations for the changeover to euro; approval of the following statements on the company’s activities regarding the changeover: has identified the impact in the different areas of the enterprise, has defined the necessary computer adaptation, has informed its staff, has evaluated the training needs; appointment of a person in charge of coordinating preparations; time of appointing the charged person; assessment of the consequences of the changeover on the enterprise as positive; proceeding regarding the adaptation of computer systems: executed by own staff, outsourcing; readiness of accounting system, invoicing system, and payroll system in time and reasons if not; enterprise is a retail enterprise or has other direct financial relations with consumers; supply of the company with euro coins and banknotes before January 2007 by the bank; time at which supply is expected; reasons for not being supplied; intention to give change: in euro, in tolar, both; intended date to fully switch to giving change exclusively in euro; dealing with the adjustment of psychological prices originally in tolar: exact application of conversion rules, adjusting prices mostly upwards or mostly downwards, partly adjusting upwards and downwards; date of the establishment of prices in euro; experienced problems concerning dual price display: technical problems, calculation errors by the staff, consumer complaints, too time consuming, too costly; intention to continue dual price display beyond the period required by law and intended duration; preferred information sources on the euro: national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, national government and authorities, consumer associations, journalists, trade unions and professional organisations; assessment of received information on the euro and the changeover as sufficient; preferred areas to get more information on. Demography: position of respondent at the company; information about the company: company sector, number of employees, turnover. Additionally coded was: date of interview; region; NACE-Code; duration of the interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2006-11-17 / 2006-11-21
Geographic Coverage
  • Slovenia (SI)
Sampled Universe
Companies with at least 50 employees in the sectors of trade, hotel, logistics, communications, real estate, manufacturing, construction
Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability sample by activity (sectors: trade, hotel, logistics, communications, real estate, manufacturing, construction) and company size. In each company a person in a leading position was interviewed (management or financial administration).
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 373
    Number of Variables: 86
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4538 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organisation: Preparedness for the euro among enterprises in Slovenia. Brussels: European Commission January 2006 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl195a_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22