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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Firstly, and most importantly, it is possible that hours worked do not define workaholism; people may work long hours for reasons other than workaholism (e.
The latter two were only related to workaholism when they coincided with an overwork climate.
Schou Andreessen said, Taking work to the extreme may be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues whether this reflects overlapping genetic vulnerabilities, disorders leading to workaholism or, conversely, workaholism causing such disorders, remains uncertain.
Andreessen and colleagues note that previous studies have suggested a link between workaholism and psychiatric disorders; they set out to gain a better understanding of this association.
The Concept of Workaholism As The Extreme Point in Work Engagement, Its Individual and Organizational Outcomes.
Workaholism is irrelevantly associated with real liking of one's work or with an authentic inclination to be instrumental in organizational objectives.
The term workaholism has been widely described and public press references are becoming more common.
In turn, high strain was associated with worse job performance, thus workaholism led indirectly to decreased performance, via increased mental and physical strain.
Therefore, it is important to understand the difference between workaholism and work engagement on both a theoretical and practical level.
With the approach of welfare in organizations, various researchers have identified a significant relationship between flow at work and psychological well-being, but other researchers have proposed that the flow at work could be the antecedent of addiction work instead of welfare, so this study sought explain personality factors preceding the disposition to flow at work and having a differential effect on the manifestation of psychological and / or workaholism.
Robinson (1998) defines workaholism as an "obsessive/compulsive disorder that manifests itself through self-imposed demands, an inability to regulate work habits, and overindulgence in work to the exclusion of most other life activities" (p.
He's seeing a therapist about issues, including his marriage break-up and workaholism and, despite amassing a small fortune through his grocery business, restaurant and TV appearances, Wallace is still not a happy man.