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ZA4538: Flash Eurobarometer 195 (Preparedness for the changeover to euro among enterprises in Slovenia)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    European Commission (2007): Flash Eurobarometer 195 (Preparedness for the changeover to euro among enterprises in Slovenia). The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4538 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4538
Study No.ZA4538
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 195 (Preparedness for the changeover to euro among enterprises in Slovenia)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4538 (Publication Year 2007)
Date of Collection17.11.2006 - 21.11.2006
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Papacostas, Antonis - European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector

Content

AbstractPreparations of Slovenian enterprises for the changeover to euro. Topics: time of the beginning of the enterprise‘s preparations for the changeover to euro; approval of the following statements on the company’s activities regarding the changeover: has identified the impact in the different areas of the enterprise, has defined the necessary computer adaptation, has informed its staff, has evaluated the training needs; appointment of a person in charge of coordinating preparations; time of appointing the charged person; assessment of the consequences of the changeover on the enterprise as positive; proceeding regarding the adaptation of computer systems: executed by own staff, outsourcing; readiness of accounting system, invoicing system, and payroll system in time and reasons if not; enterprise is a retail enterprise or has other direct financial relations with consumers; supply of the company with euro coins and banknotes before January 2007 by the bank; time at which supply is expected; reasons for not being supplied; intention to give change: in euro, in tolar, both; intended date to fully switch to giving change exclusively in euro; dealing with the adjustment of psychological prices originally in tolar: exact application of conversion rules, adjusting prices mostly upwards or mostly downwards, partly adjusting upwards and downwards; date of the establishment of prices in euro; experienced problems concerning dual price display: technical problems, calculation errors by the staff, consumer complaints, too time consuming, too costly; intention to continue dual price display beyond the period required by law and intended duration; preferred information sources on the euro: national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, national government and authorities, consumer associations, journalists, trade unions and professional organisations; assessment of received information on the euro and the changeover as sufficient; preferred areas to get more information on. Demography: position of respondent at the company; information about the company: company sector, number of employees, turnover. Additionally coded was: date of interview; region; NACE-Code; duration of the interview.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 8.2 Business/industrial management and organisation

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Slovenia (SI)
UniverseCompanies with at least 50 employees in the sectors of trade, hotel, logistics, communications, real estate, manufacturing, construction
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability sample by activity (sectors: trade, hotel, logistics, communications, real estate, manufacturing, construction) and company size. In each company a person in a leading position was interviewed (management or financial administration).
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone Interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorSlovenian CATI d.o.o. partner institute of The GALLUP Organization Hungary; The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary (Fieldwork co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 17.11.2006 - 21.11.2006

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4538 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 373
Number of Variables: 86
Analysis System(s): SPSS

Publications

Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organisation: Preparedness for the euro among enterprises in Slovenia. Brussels: European Commission January 2006 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl195a_en.pdf
Relevant full texts
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Groups

Research Data Centre
Groups
  •  EB - Flash Eurobarometer
    The Flash Eurobarometer were launched by the European Commission in the late eighties, turning out a Monthly Monitor between in 1994 and 1995. These “small scale” surveys are conducted in all EU member states at times, occasionally reducing or enlarging the scope of countries as a function of specific topics. The typical sample size is 500-1000 respondents per country and interviews are usually conducted by phone in the respective national language. The Flash Eurobarometer include series on special topics (Common Currency, EU Enlargement, Information Society, Entrepreneurship, Innovation) as well as special target group polls, particularly company managers with enterprise related topics.
  • Flash Eurobarometer - Manager samples and enterprise issues: Common Currency (EURO)