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The Development and Further Solidifying of a Special Relationship to Work 1987

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wissenschaftsbereich marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Publication Date
1987
Contributor
  • Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wissenschaftsbereich marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to work, work responsibilities and conditions. Topics: Length of interview; communication, extent of interest and disturbing influences during interview; length of activity at work; activity exercised; reasons for taking up the work; occupation characteristics; desire for another activity; agreement of occupation learned and activity exercised; satisfaction with activity; frequency of change of occupation; readiness to change companies in order to work in the occupation; frequency of change of position; company solidarity; 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; reasons for change of job; achievement-based pay; premium payment; use of work results; information about changes of work task from the leader, colleagues and work discussions; atmosphere in work collective; solidarity with work collective; being together with colleagues beyond working hours; frequency of contacts with colleagues; colleagues as friends; activities of team and attitude on this; influence on collective climate; management style of immediate superior; relation between collective and leader as well as influence of plan fulfillment on this; stand on malingering {"celebrating sick"}; conduct after a hypothetical Lotto prize and reasons for this; salience of work; opportunities to increase income; participation in plan discussion; inclusion with problems in work area; innovator movement; occupational and social qualification; fun in work; significance of pay and benefit of work; extent of interest in work; collective relations; necessity of technical knowledge; satisfaction in work; importance of work in comparison to family, hobby, housework and work after quitting time; reasons for striving to achieve; preferred leisure activities; degree of exhaustion after work; occupational qualification and employment of partner; desire for continuous employment; shift work; the route to work; place of residence; possession of house, garden plot, land and animals; part-time employment. Superior survey: activity; observing 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; work enthusiasm; atmosphere in collective; solidarity of colleaguen with the group; working together in the group; conduct of the group; extent to which colleagues are informed about the work task; socialist competition; size of collective.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-06 / 1987-11
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: district Halle (Bitterfeld, Goelzau)
Sampled Universe
Production workers and foremen of selected large chemical concerns.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 695
    Number of Variables: 222
Note
Comparative investigation "The Development and Further Solidification of a Special Relationship to Work 1977", ZA Study No. 6942.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6943 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wissenschaftsbereich marxistisch-leninistische Soziologie an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (1987): Die Entwicklung und weitere Festigung eines speziellen Verhältnisses zur Arbeit 1987. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6943