Quality of Life Evaluation in the Municipality with Great Employer: Case Study of the Mírov Municipality



Year of publication 2018
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Proceedings of 25th Central European Conference Useful Geography: Transfer from Research to Practice.
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Economics and Administration

Web https://munispace.muni.cz/index.php/munispace/catalog/book/997
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/CZ.MUNI.P210-8908-2018
Keywords quality of live; questionnaire survey; small municipality; large local employer
Description The municipality of Mírov has 385 inhabitants, it is a small number in conditions of the Czech Republic. There is a high security prison with nationwide significance which employs more than 200 employees. The presence of such a large employer brings to the municipality and its inhabitants a number of advantages but also disadvantages. The goal of the paper is to discuss the influence of the large employer to the municipality and the conditions for life. A questionnaire survey among inhabitants, discuss meeting with the inhabitants using participatory methods of working with the public and a semi-structured interview with the mayor and municipal representative were conducted. The paper contains a summary of the main factors that are related to the presence of the large employer and affect the municipality and its inhabitants. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used to achieve the goal.
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