Social Problems with Socially Necessary Change of Job in the Industry of the GDR 1985

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:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    Readiness and opportunities for socially necessary change of job among production workers. Topics: Judgement on job situation; characteristics of a good worker; influence of scientific-technical progress on one's own work as well as on living conditions; prospects for the future of employment; future work in occupation learned; consequences of possible changes of employment; suitable colleagues for conversion; factors to be considered by management in work change; willingness to change companies and prerequisites for this; preferred area of national economy; working conditions as cause for change of job (scale); technical progress and further development of work collective; willingness to leave work collective; technical progress and responsibility of leader; development of pay; stand on collective and individual figures; readiness for qualification and reasons for this; extent to which informed about company perspectives and conversion processes; necessity of production conversions; recommendations on structuring conversion processes and their consideration; necessity of participation in conversion processes; company employment; honorary function within and outside of company;
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985 / 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, Sonneberg
Sampled Universe
Basic production workers of selected companies that had completed a change of job for social reasons between 1983 and 1984.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Specific sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 171
    Number of Variables: 132
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6334 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Vetter, W.: Zur Herausbildung von Bereitschaften und Fähigkeiten zum gesellschaftlich notwendigen Arbeitsplatzwechsel in der Industrie - Erfahrungen und Probleme bei Produktionsarbeitern. Dissertation. Akademie für Gesellschaftswissenschaften beim ZK der SED, Berlin 1987.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22