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Problems of Increase in Social Effectiveness of Complex Flexible Automation 1988

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
1988
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Technology, Energy
Description
  • Abstract

    Introduction of flexible production systems in industrial companies and their effects on working and living conditions. Topics: Goals of introduction of new technologies; effects of technology on the life of the people; activity, occupation, place of work and company before working on automated facilities; reasons for taking up the activity on the new facility; expectations regarding occupation characteristics: independence, opportunities to use technical ability, work organization, physical and nervous burden, stress, income and qualification possibilities, shift work, work demands, full utilization of work time, innovator activity, management activity, achievement-based pay, assessment of changes of selected occupation characteristics; renewed decision for taking up work on new technology; inclusion of persons affected in implementation of the automation plan; point in time and object of inclusion; concrete activity on the facility; work functions exercised; shift work; duration of shift work; personal prerequisites for the job; comparison of occupation characteristics of current and previous activity; passive phases during work processes; rhythm of breaks; satisfaction with number of breaks, commuter traffic, hygienic conditions at work, work environment, shopping opportunities, housing conditions; opportunity and frequency of taking over work of colleagues; relations of colleagues among one another (scale); cooperation with other departments; communication opportunities with colleagues; achievement figures; reasons for non-fulfillment of tasks; consideration of personal problems in acceptance of the activity in the automation plan; readiness to once again change jobs; necessity of qualification; type of qualification; degree of mastery of work on the facility; reasons for problems with the new work demands; opportunities to use existing knowledge; degree of exploitation of capacity to achieve; influence of new activity on the course of the day, leisure time, hobbies, contacts with friends and acquaintances, commuting times; support of partner in decision for this activity; time duration to master the activity; honorary function in and outside of the company; condition of health; length of previous employment on the automated facility; number of children in household; supplemental form Work 2.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-04 / 1988-05
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Dessau, Brandenburg, Kirschau, Schmalkalden
Sampled Universe
Skilled workers occupied on flexible production systems in selected industrial companies. Comparison group of those working on conventional technology.
Sampling
Census
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 234
    Number of Variables: 245
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6995 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik (Hrsg.): Ergebnisse von Untersuchungen zur sozialen Wirksamkeit von flexiblen Automatisierungslösungen im Bereich der metallverarbeitenden Industrie. Information. Berlin 1989. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1004.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (1988): Probleme der Erhöhung der sozialen Wirksamkeit komplexer flexibler Automatisierung 1988. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6995