Scientific-Technical Progress - Work - Social Structure - Personality 1989

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
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Science and technology
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Social effects and structuring problems in introduction of modern computer-supported technology in material production. Topics: Company; function group; technological level; activity; activity in other companies; occupation learned; desired occupation; agreement of learned and exercised employment; previous change of activity; agreement of knowledge and capabilities with activity demands; technical further education; change of occupation characteristics in the last few years and their evaluation; influence of trade unions on these changes; willingness to represent a colleague, to work in another collective and to criticize the leader; relationship with leader; opportunities to improve the work of the leader; evaluation of behavior of colleagues by collective (scale); satisfaction with occupation characteristics; role of work in personal life; condition of health; importance of occupation characteristics; influence on changes of work and reasons against this; expected change until the year 2000 in the areas environment, leisure time, vacation, technical equipment of companies, work, housing, working hours, income, merchandise selection, services as well as post office and telephone system; urgency of change in these areas; probability of reduction in gap with capitalist industrial countries in the area of technical and technological development; development of work in the next five years; company and government prerequisites for acceleration of technical progress (scale); groups of persons on whom the acceleration of technical progress depends; innovator recommendations; innovator recommendations realized; assessment of the development of working conditions, housing conditions, merchandise selection, services, income, environmental conditions and interhuman relations in the last 5 years; general contentment with life; significance of areas of life peace, environment, scientific-technical progress, democracy, social security, health, work, young people, older people, talent support, housing, equal rights for women, services, travel opportunities, culture and education; part-time employment; shift work; length of activity at work; time worked each week; overtime; party membership; social effects of scientific-technical progress (scale); place of residence; preferred leisure activities; preferred activity given a greater amount of leisure time; satisfaction with selected living conditions; residential status; household furnishings; number of books in household; supplement income.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01 / 1989-02
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Employees of various technological levels in 18 industrial companies of various branches of the economy and 15 agricultural production co-operatives (LPG).
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1376
    Number of Variables: 330
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6338 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22