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ZA0360: Problems of Medium-Sized Entrepreneurs

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Daheim, Hans-Jürgen; Kaupen, Wolfgang (1964): Problems of Medium-Sized Entrepreneurs. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0360 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0360
TitleProblems of Medium-Sized Entrepreneurs
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1964)
Date of Collection06.1964 - 06.1964
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Daheim, Hans-Jürgen - Institut für Mittelstandsforschung, Soziologische Abteilung, Köln
  • Kaupen, Wolfgang - Institut für Mittelstandsforschung, Soziologische Abteilung, Köln


AbstractOccupational and economic situation of medium-sized entrepreneurs in the Cologne region. Topics: Position in company and activity areas; judgement on competition situation; specialization of employees; contact with employees and customers; company recommendation procedure; production program; use of advertising; costing; accounting; possibilities of expansion; legal form of the company; company founding; level of turnover; problems of medium-sized companies; attitude to the welfare state; perceived handicap from economic policy; utilization of external advisers; family members in the company; occupation and training of father; reading technical literature; membership in clubs, associations and occupational organizations; judgement on occupational organization; work satisfaction; course of education; satisfaction with profit situation; use of a high financial profit. Semantic differentials for: loneliness, costing, competition and customers. Demography: age (classified); marital status; number of children; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; income; social origins; media usage.
Categories Categories
  • Occupation, Profession
Topics Topics
  • 8 Trade, industry and markets


Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
  • Euskirchen (DE-NW-EUS)
UniverseMedium-sized entrepreneurs.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorH.-J. Daheim, W. Kaupen, Institut fuer Mittelstandsforschung, Soziologische Abteilung, Koeln
Date of Collection
  • 06.1964

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 180
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


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