Social-Structural Conditions for Increase in Efficiency of Mental Work 1984

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Akademie für Gesellschaftswissenschaften beim ZK der SED, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Akademie fuer Gesellschaftswissenschaften beim ZK der SED, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Technology, Energy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Social and occupational mobility
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Social structures of research intelligentsia, in particular achievement-oriented interests and attitudes, level of achievement as well as selected working and living conditions. Topics: Technical degree earned; academic graduation; appointments, functions and honorary titles; supplemental qualifications; course of path of education from school to college; practical year before studies; studies abroad; current further education and objective sought; work task; professional position; time expended for technical tasks, qualification, management duties, teaching activity, social work and for scientific-technical work; agreement of qualification level and requirements of job; exploitation of capacity to achieve; professional goals sought (scale); structuring scientific-technical work (scale); weekly overtime; degree of publication opportunities; number of publications; possibility of patent registrations; number of patent registrations; innovator activity; attending technical conferences; presentation of research results at technical conferences; experiences abroad; level of forms of result; level of device equipment at work; availability of existing research technology; change of research technology in the last 5 years; importance and availability of sources of information for dealing with the work task; necessity and opportunity to introduce one's own concepts in decision-making processes (scale); degree of expression of characteristics of job atmosphere; influence of leader; importance and expression of occupation characteristics (scale); sense of well-being in work collective; stand and opinion on members of research intelligentsia (scale); importance of selected cultural activities; interest in cultural questions and selections; preferred leisure activities; party membership; participation in social organizations; honorary social functions; time expended for social activity; qualification of parents and partner; degree of one's own professional employment and of partner; personal shift work and that of partner; influence of parental home on education path; length of current occupation; final evaluation in the individual education segments; occupation of parents and partner; occupational family traditions; education wish for children; government awards; condition of health; achievement-based pay; connection of income and achievement; forms of achievement-based incentive; stand on enforcing the achievement principle (scale); number and ages of children; residential status; place of residence; the route to work; satisfaction with residence and residential area; living space; study; possession of consumer goods; car possession; yard or property possession; additional income.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984 / 1985
    End of 1984 to Start of 1985
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Mansfeld, Ilmenau, Freiberg, Schmalkalden, Weimar
Sampled Universe
Research and development areas of selected companies.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2908
    Number of Variables: 333
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6332 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Autorenkollektiv unter der Leitung von Manfred Lötsch (Hrsg.): Ingenieure in der DDR. Berlin 1988. (Schriftenreihe Soziologie).
  • Müller-Hartmann, I.: Soziale Eigenschaften, Einstellungen und Verhaltensweisen der wissenschaftlich-technischen Intelligenz unter den Bedingungen der umfassenden Intensivierung. Studie. Berlin 1985. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-466.

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