Young People and Scientific-Technical Revolution 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Technology, Energy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Social change
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Goals in life, occupational perspectives, attitude and conduct on science and technology, conditions of work activity, leisure interests and extent. Supplemental form for apprentices on computer technology. Topics: Goals in life (scale); occupational perspectives for the next 10 years; attitudes to science and technology (scale); expected changes in work activity from science and technology (scale); interest in computer technology at work; confidence regarding dealing with the demands of computer-controlled technology; computer technology in the immediate work area; changes in the activity from introduction of new technology (scale); work in shift work; readiness for work in multi-shift work; beginning of interest in scientific-technical problems; possession or use of PC-technology; occupation with computer technology in leisure time; world view; use of technical knowledge in work activity; participation or interest in technical further education (scale); readiness to participate in various forms of technical further education (scale); readiness to change activity, occupation, place of work or residence as a result of scientific-technical changes; attitude to work by women on modern technology; participation in the MMM; awards of the exhibit; practical use of the exhibit; economic benefit of the exhibit; support in the MMM and innovator activity; expectations of support of the activity; conclusion of a support contract; working out innovator objects and patents; work in youth researcher collective; participation in inventor competetion of youth; personal technical creative activity in occupation and leisure time; recommendations for this from various groups of persons (scale); attitudes to key technology; variety of work demands; frequency of change of work demands; opportunity for self-determination of sequence of work steps; necessary knowledge to deal with work demands; opportunity for social contacts during work; requirements of occupation in cooperative practices; reporting back about work results; consequences with non-fulfillment of work demands; average duration of sleep; interest in various leisure activities (scale); extent of available leisure time and satisfaction with it; attitudes to content and structuring of leisure time (scale); hobbies; member in teams; participation in FDJ initiatives; occupation learned; activity in occupation learned; management function; member of the FDJ, SED; character of partner relation; current activity in occupation learned; exercise of management functions; supplement questions for apprentices: training in computer cabinet; computer-controlled technology in the work area; training with high school graduation; Supplemental form gender-typical: expectations of gender-typical attitudes and behaviors of man and woman: in occupation, household, in life planning, further education, interest in politics, raising children, dealing with science and technology, in exercise of management functions, in a partnership, with decisions, in the social area; preferred sex.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-03 / 1987-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Companies from 23 combines of the ministerial areas: general mechanical engineering, tool and processing machines, electronics technology/electronics, light industry. Young workers, college and technical college cadre, apprentices.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1814
    Number of Variables: 249
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6064 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Gerth, W.: Wertorientierungen und Haltungen junger Werktätiger zu Wissenschaft und Technik. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/76.
  • Thiele, G.: Der junge Leiter - Anforderungen und Leistungsverhalten im Prozeß der wissenschaftlich-technischen Revolution. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/78.
  • Spitzky, N.: MMM- und Neuererbewegung und das wissenschaftlich-technische Schöpfertum junger Werktätiger. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/82.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22