Work and Development Conditions of Young Research Cadre PCK Schwedt 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin VEB Petrolchemisches Kombinat Schwedt, Bereich Forschung und Entwicklung (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Analysis on structure and dynamics of science potential as well as qualification dynamics, achievement capability, professional and activity structure. Topics: Company employment; length of activity in area of research; occupational development since high school graduation; colleges or universities graduated from and subject area; agreement of desired occupation and course of study; employment in area of research and development; future work direction; self-assessment of capabilities; agreement of capabilities and work demands; training difficulties; work results achieved; originality of research work; judgement on expected benefit of research work; assessment of research results; documentation of international recognition of work; language proficiency; awards in the last 5 years; freedom of action in work; salience of personal work within the work of the group; position within team; research topics of the past years; doctorate; post-doctoral qualification as university lecturer; support by the management area in doctorate; desirable time interval between doctorate and post-doctoral qualification as university lecturer; decision for doctorate; dissertation topic; time expended to complete dissertation; coaching with dissertation; willingness to accept a management function; willingness to change to another institution or abroad; deciding reasons for this; interest in a work stay in the Soviet Union; work goal and forms of result of research work; relationship of research, teaching, organization and further education; time expended for scientific work and for technical further education; identification with scientific objectives of work; personality characteristics (self-assessment); influence factors on identification with research task (scale); support of work by assistants; use of research equipment and DP; tasks in use of research technology; significance of work with immediate research technology; knowledge regarding hardware and software; acquisition of this knowledge; effectiveness of training and further education; necessity of additional further education in methodological-technical area; level of equipment determining research; accomplishment of new theoretical concepts; qualification structure of work collective; characterization of closest communication partners; efficiency of communication; inclusion in international research cooperation; experiences abroad; work goals abroad; aptitude for current activity; influence of various persons on scientific development; capabilities of developing into a top cadre; cadre nomenclature; support measures for young newcomer cadre in the PCK; influence of obligations as mother on professional development.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Schwedt
Sampled Universe
Young college cadre up to 35 years old in the management area research and development of VEB Petrolchemisches Kombinat Schwedt.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Specific sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 87
    Number of Variables: 319
The comparable investigation "Work and Development Conditions of Young Research Cadre 1985-1986" is archived under ZA Study No. 6326. In content comparable investigations are the studies with ZA Study Nos. 6323, 6324 and 6325.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6328 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft; VEB Petrolchemisches Kombinat Schwedt, Direktionsbereich Forschung und Entwicklung (Hrsg.): FE-Potential - Leistungsvermögen. Schwedt 1988. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: B 213.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22