Students Interval Study 1970 to 1985, SIS 8

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
  • Abstract

    Topics: Attitude to high school graduation, college studies and subject; assessment of studies: requirement level, efficiency, political education, relevance to practice; relationship between teachers and students; assessment of the study of Marxism-Leninism; attitude to enforcement of the achievement principle; solidarity with parents, family, place of work and leisure group; reasons for change of job and change of place of work and current consideration of a change; degree of employment; area of activity; area of activity of graduates in industry; personal goals in professional life; previous patents, publications at home and abroad, technical lectures; innovator recommendations in the last two years and benefit obtained; awards; characteristic of employment; solidarity with activity and occupation; social reputation of occupation; certainty of occupational success; satisfaction with opportunities for occupational development and with income; self-assessment regarding occupational capacity to achieve and willingness to make an effort; occupational commitment; activity appropriate to qualification; attitude to occupational capability of women and men; qualification of colleagues; social relations in work collective, cooperation and satisfaction; attitude to and experiences with work collective; mutual trust between colleagues and leaders; integration in planning and management processes; recognition of occupational achievements by company management; identification of work activity: demands, course, structuring independence, decision-making authority and significance within the company; extent to which informed about quality of personal work results; occupational qualification, characteristic of immediate leader and his conduct regarding criticism; personal occupational qualification according to hiring plan and actual demands; proportion of activities below education level; time spent for social and technical activities during working hours; communication and information practices in work collective; classification in group of colleagues according to various achievement criteria; excessive demands or over-qualification; degree of coping with job tasks assigned; uncertainties with certain demands; expression of personal occupational capabilities and demands presented; occupational perspectives; reception of technical literature; participation in occupational further education; desire for doctorate; exercise of management functions; self-assessment regarding social and technical activities in work collective; time expended for social work; subjective stress from various facts; leisure effort for technical activities and optional commitment; SED membership; member of a youth researcher collective; expression of personality characteristics relevant to achievement and ability to hold up; psycho-physical complaints; sicknesses; current or earlier firm partner relation, common household, long-term relationship; feeling of happiness; children; attitude to compatibility of employment and family; monthly financial budget; personal housing, residence next door; satisfaction with housing situation; readiness to move and conditions for this; former section; recommendations on increase in level of work, to accelerate scientific-technical progress at work and in the republic; existence of global societal and social problems.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984 / 1985
    End of 1984 to Start of 1985
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Graduates of the college facilities involved in the SIS of the 1970 register and primarily occupied in industry about 10 years after conclusion of course of study.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 357
    Number of Variables: 280
Further waves of this longitudinal study have ZA Study Nos. 6172 (1970); 6173 (1971); 6174 (1972); 6175 (1973); 6176 (1974); 6177 (1976); 6178 (1979).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6179 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Fischer, E.: Zum Arbeitsinhalt junger Werktätiger in der Industrie. Charakteristik und Beziehungen zu ausgewählten Arbeitswirkungen. Diss. A. Dresden 1986. TU: F 86/73.
  • Starke, K.: Urteile von Absolventen über das Studium nach 10 Jahren Praxis. Bericht SIS 7. Leipzig Mai 1986. ZIJ: F 86/39.
  • Kasek, L.: Zur Entwicklung der Tätigkeitsmotivation bei Hochschulkadern. Spezieller Bericht zur SIS 7. Leipzig Juli 1987. ZIJ: F 87/74.
  • Kasek, L.; Fischer, E.; Thiele, G.: Persönlichkeits- und Leistungsentwicklung von Hochschulkadern. Abschlußbericht zur SIS 7. Leipzig Juni 1987. ZIJ: F 87/75.
  • Schmidt, H.: Die Bereitschaft bei Studenten und Absolventen von Hochschulen zur Übernahme von Leitungsfunktionen. Bd. I und II. Diss. A. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg 1988. MLU: F 88/71 a+b.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22