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Social Problems in Introduction of Modern Technologies 1987

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Institut für marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Akademie für Gesellschaftswissenschaften beim ZK der SED, Berlin
Publication Date
1987
Contributor
  • Institut fuer marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Akademie fuer Gesellschaftswissenschaften beim ZK der SED, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Technology, Energy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Social-structure changes in the composition of the "complete worker" in flexible, automatic production sytems. Topics: Employees in flexible, automated systems: length of occupation; earlier occupation; liking new activity; effort of leader in structuring favorable working conditions; influence of trade union; significance in occupational development; participation in preparation and project implementation of facility and reasons for this; company benefit of participation; previous experiences with the facility; information about problems with the facility; desire for more information; time of information about installation of the facility; change of occupation characteristics in comparison to earlier activity (scale); change of importance of knowledge and capabilities (scale); opportunities to use capabilities acquired earlier; reasons for qualification; agreement of capabilities and job demands; effectiveness of qualification measures; change of importance of occupation characteristics (scale); concerns and expectations of the activity at taking up work and their fulfillment; achievement-based pay; innovator recommendations; sense of well-being and atmosphere in work collective; satisfaction with occupation characteristics; effects of achievement pressure; opportunities to reach a better occupational position; satisfaction with current position; reasons for dissatisfaction; shift work; occupational further education in leisure time; change of organization of leisure time through work on flexible, automated systems; preferred leisure activities; importance of goals in life such as social activity, work, occupation, creativity, discipline, diligence, leisure time and collective relations; satisfaction with residence, traffic conditions, shopping opportunities, environmental conditions, child care, culture and with medical care; party membership; social function. Employees in traditional technology: degree of mastery of activity; information about use of flexible, automated systems; change of importance of knowledge and capabilities (scale); opportunities to use capabilities acquired earlier; necessity of further qualification; agreement of capabilities and job demands; expectations of activity at taking up work and their fulfillment (scale); achievement-based pay; innovator recommendations; sense of well-being in work collective; atmosphere in work collective; satisfaction with occupation characteristics; effects of achievement pressure; opportunity to reach a better occupational position; satisfaction with current position; reasons for dissatisfaction; shift work; occupational further education in leisure time; preferred leisure activities; importance of goals in life; satisfaction with residence, traffic conditions, shopping opportunities, environmental conditions, child care, culture and with medical care; interest in work on automated facilities and reasons for lack of interest; extent to which informed about selection criteria for work on these facilities; party membership; social function.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-06 / 1987-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, Leipzig, Dessau, Schwedt, Wolfen, Schwerin, Karl-Marx-Stadt, Radebeul and Soemmerda
Sampled Universe
Sample of employees in flexible and non-flexible machine systems.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 538
    Number of Variables: 400
Note
An analogous study was conducted in 1987 in the Soviet Union.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6337 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Markus, U.; Müller-Hartmann, I.; Valerius, G.: Sozialstrukturelle Veränderungen des Gesamtarbeiters in flexiblen automatischen Maschinensystemen - Ergebnisse einer empirischen Untersuchung in der Industrie der DDR: Studie. Berlin 1987. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-268.
  • Winzer, R.: Soziale Prozesse der Persönlichkeitsentwicklung von Anlagefahrern/Bedienern in modernen automatisierten Anlagen. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1988. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-271.

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

Institut für marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Akademie für Gesellschaftswissenschaften beim ZK der SED, Berlin (1987): Soziale Probleme bei der Einführung moderner Technologien 1987. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6337