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Principal Investigator(s): Payne, David
This study collected data from samples of workers drawn in a textile mill, a newspaper, and two commercial printing firms in North Carolina. Three slightly different questionnaires were administered in each organization, questionnaires A (135 respondents) and B (132 respondents) being subsets of the full questionnaire C (122 respondents). The resulting data were organized into one master file from which subsamples according to questionnaire form can be obtained. Variables focused on the respondents' participation in governmental and company decisions and assessed their interest in these areas and feelings of efficacy. Demographic variables include sex, age, race, income, and education.
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Payne, David. Alienation: An Organizational Societal Comparison, 1972. ICPSR07343-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-05-12. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07343.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07343.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: alienation, anomie, apathy, community involvement, decision making, human behavior, organizational behavior, organizational culture, participation, powerlessness, social attitudes, work attitudes, workers, workplaces
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Workers in a textile mill, a newspaper, and two commercial printing firms in North Carolina.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: A random sample of workers was drawn within each firm.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
- 2009-05-12 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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