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Women in Higher Management Functions in the Area of Heavy Mechanical Engineering and Plant Construction 1989

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
1989
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
Description
  • Abstract

    Working and living conditions of women in higher management functions, willingness to accept management duties, compatibility of management activity and motherhood. Topics: Path of education; subject direction; degree of employment; reasons for part-time work; length of and reasons for interruption of one's own employment and that of partner; company employment; place of work after studies; work area at work; management activity; characteristics of employment; work demands; degree of freedom of activity; thinking about the family and resulting effects from this on work; repeated selection of activity; requirement level of work tasks; reasons for selection of occupation; self-assessment of work achievement; obstacles to increase in achievement; overtime; sleep deficit; subjective condition after work; cadre discussions in the last 5 years; last cadre discussion; determinations on occupational development at the start of activity and location of this; requirements for regular cadre discussions; regular achievement assessments; last achievement assessment and satisfaction with it; role of achievement assessments in the management activity of superior; persons influencing one's own occupational development; social activity within and outside of the company; social functions within and outside of the company; time expenditures for this; reasons for and against exercise of social functions; membership in parties and mass organizations; attending party or trade union schools; current qualification; type and goal of qualification; qualification contract; course participation in the last 5 years; identification of management activity in industry (scale); assessment of management activity in one's company (scale); assessment of immediate superior; importance of selected areas of life such as children, friends, work, collective relations, food, environment, housing, family, clothing, health, occupation, information; time for individual qualification; conflict fields (scale); conditions for the exercise of higher management activity; proportion of women in management functions; effects of management activity of women; support of women at work; differences in demands on male and female college graduates; opinions on the topic "women as leaders"; sex of one's own immediate superior; efforts of the company to gain more women for management functions; relief for women in higher management functions; qualification degree, degree of employment, government management functions and social activity of partner; number and ages of children; division of labor with partner in child care and housework; problems with one's own children; care of child with illness; use of service offerings; achievement-oriented salary bonuses; income of partner; financial possibilities to satisfy needs; satisfaction with residence situation; residential status; significance and realization of leisure activities. Supplemental form for all college cadre without management function: willingness to accept government leadership duties; reasons for and against; objections of partner against acceptance of a management function; function and time of determination as young and reserve cadre; content of cadre agreement. Supplemental form for all college and technical college cadre with management function and for young and reserve cadre: type and length of management function; number of subordinate employees; earlier management functions; reasons for and against; objections of partner against acceptance of a management function; willingness to accept a higher management function; reasons for and against; objections of partner against acceptance of a management function; opinion on the topic woman and employment; function and time of determination as young and reserve cadre; content of cadre agreement.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-04 / 1989-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Rostock, Stralsund, Leipzig, Berlin, Goerlitz, Bautzen, Dessau, Magdeburg, Wildau
Sampled Universe
Male and female leaders and college graduates without management function from 16 companies of heavy mechanical engineering and plant construction.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1231
    Number of Variables: 402
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6872 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Ehrhardt, G.; Peters, I.; Sallmon, S.: Frauen in höheren Leitungsfunktionen der Industrie. Eine soziologische Untersuchung im Schwermaschinen- und Anlagenbau. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1989. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-982.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (1989): Frauen in höheren Leitungsfunktionen im Bereich des Schwermaschinen- und Anlagenbaus 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6872