workaholic


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workaholic

n. someone who is obsessed with work. Jerry is a workaholic. He can’t enjoy a vacation.
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Compared with non-workaholics, the team found that workaholics were significantly more likely to have symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
The latter may be perceived subjectively as a deficit of control, the workaholic persisting in work notwithstanding established negative repercussions.
Speak clearly about the effects the workaholic disease has on your life
Mohab Mufti, a Saudi investment adviser in Dubai, who recently launched his company Asiya Investments Dubai, tells Gulf News that he couldn't have achieved success without being a workaholic.
If we categorize the "style" of the workaholic we find many of the following characteristics:
Although their three-cluster solution found a cluster that matched Spence and Robbins' (1992) conceptualization of the workaholic, Aziz and Zickar (2006) stressed the importance of considering definable worker types in future research.
Often the workaholic does make others who work around them question their own work pattern and style which may result in those who are easily influenced falling into the same trap.
2007) suggested that people become workaholics because they possess a certain personality, because their social or cultural experiences facilitate workaholism, and/or because their workaholic behaviors are reinforced repeatedly.
More hours worked per week were found to be predictive of perceived emotional exhaustion, and female students tended to demonstrate more workaholic patterns than male students.
One of the basic tenets of this model is that workaholic behaviors are a set of progressive, maladaptive behaviors that worsen over time.
SIR - When women do break through the glass ceiling, and often, as Claire Hill's report (Western Mail, June 14) made clear, it is at the expense of ever having children or being a mother in order to compete with their "workaholic" male competitors (show me a salaried workaholic and I'll show you a liar), what they discover is a dusty old attic with no skylight and very little point apart from the stupidly large remuneration.
As Christmas TV movies would have it, there's perhaps no greater sin than being a workaholic.
chairman and principal of The Lightstone Group, commented, "I'm a workaholic, and they didn't believe me when I told them I was going to Disney World.
Apparently there are more and more such anti-family employers, as Americans now surpass even the famously workaholic Japanese in annual hours on the job.
The late GEORGE ALLEN, football's all-time workaholic, on his theory of leisure: "The five or six hours after 12 a.