Study title
Swiss Human Relations Barometer 2012
Ref study 11244
Study language German
Contributing institutions
  • Arbeitsbeziehungen
  • Arbeit
  • Psychologischer Vertrag
  • Fehlverhalten am Arbeitsplatz
  • Courage am Arbeitsplatz
  • HR-Praktiken
  • Arbeitseinstellungen
Zeitraum der Datenerhebung: Juni 2012 - September 2012
Geographical space
  • Switzerland
As in previous years, the Swiss Human Relations Barometer (HR Barometer), now in its seventh edition, has investigated working relationships, working conditions, workplace behaviour and attitudes to work among employees in Switzerland. With the focus area of misconduct and courage at work, this year‘s study also off ers insights into two sensitive issues.
The underlying sample for this year›s survey is based on the sample register of the Swiss Federal Statistical Office. The survey was conducted between June and August 2012, whereby respondents could choose between an online version and a writt en one (mixed-mode approach). The responses of around 1,483 employees from the German, French and Italian speaking regions of Switzerland were analysed in this year’s survey.
Methods (description)
Methods (instruments)
Replicated study No
  • Feierabend, Anja; Tschopp, C.; Arnold, Alexandra; Doden, Wiebke; Morf, Manuela; Grote, Gudela; Staffelbach, Bruno. 2012. Schweizer Human-Relations-Barometer 2012: Fehlverhalten und Courage. Zürich: Universität Zürich und ETH Zürich.
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Ethical approval No
Study type
Data availability
Source (Updates) Web
Date created 21.03.2018
Date modified 21.03.2018
Start - End date 01.04.2012 - 30.04.2015