The FDZ-BO at DIW Berlin is a central archive for quantitative and qualitative operational and organizational data. It archives these, informs about their existence and provides datasets for secondary analytical purposes. The archiving of studies and datasets ensures long-term security and long-term availability of the data. In consultation with the responsible scientists, access to individual datasets is made possible as scientific use files, via remote data processing or as part of guest stays. The FDZ-BO offers detailed information on current research projects and develops concepts for research data management of organizational data.
The study portal (public in March 2019) provides an overview of existing studies in the field of business and organizational research: content, methodology, information on data and data availability information on how to gain access to the data.
FDZ-BO (formerly: DSZ-BO) is a member of the RatSWD - research data - infrastructure; The quantitative data sets are available on demand as remote data processing and on-site. The transcripts are available on demand as Scientific Use file. The use is free.
The FDZ-BO was founded in 2010 at the University of Bielefeld and was until its relocation to the DIW Berlin to January 1, 2019 an institution of the University of Bielefeld.