The Development and Further Solidifying of a Special Relationship to Work 1977

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wissenschaftsbereich marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Publication Date
  • Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wissenschaftsbereich marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • Abstract

    Attitude to work, work responsibilities and conditions. Topics: Occupation characteristics; desire for other activity; reasons for choice of occupation; agreement of occupation learned and activity exercised; frequency of change of occupation and job; solidarity with company; importance of personal work for the national economy; degree of work organization, continuity of the course of work, technical equipment of workplace, fair pay, maintenance of industrial health and safety standards and opportunities to use mental capabilities; importance of occupation characteristics; working conditions; conditions for change of job; achievement-based pay; premium payment; satisfaction with activity; extent to which informed about use of results of work; conduct after a hypothetical Lotto prize and reasons for this; importance of work; possibilities to increase income; colleagues as friends; participation in the plan discussion and talks; innovator movement; occupational qualification; significance of pay and benefit of work; extent to which work is interesting; collective relations; necessity of technical knowledge; satisfaction in and fun at work; salience of work in comparison to family, hobby, housework and time after work; building and tinkering in leisure time; side job; social function; degree of exhaustion after work; occupational qualification and employment of partner; desire for continuous employment; stand on malingering {"celebrating sick"}; reasons for striving to achieve; number and ages of children; length of activity at work; shift work; the route to work; place of residence; possession of house, garden plot, land and animals; part-time employment. Superior survey: activity; observing of working hours; work discipline; order at work; quality of work; occupation characteristics; condition of health; social activity; willingness to help; contact opportunities; fulfilling the norm; relationship to work.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-05
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: district Halle (Bitterfeld, Goelzau)
Sampled Universe
Production workers and foremen of selected large chemical concerns.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 759
    Number of Variables: 142
Comparative investigation "The development and Further Solidification of a Special Relationship to Work 1987", ZA Study No. 6943.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6942 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22