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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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7 percent of workaholics met ADHD criteria, compared with 12.
Workaholics are primarily extrinsically motivated and undertake tasks for their instrumental value.
Speaking to Gulf News, she says, "I didn't realise I am a workaholic till people pointed it out.
The benefits are worth the struggle once the workaholics realize that they are not alone and that help is available.
Hypothesis 1: Positively engaged workers will have higher levels of work-life imbalance than workaholics, who in turn will have higher levels than work enthusiasts.
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.
Firstly, personality traits refer to cognitive and behavioral patterns that are stable over time and across situations (Cattell, 1965) and which are the core elements driving individuals towards workaholism; workaholics would not exist without them.
Spence and Robbins (1992) measured job stress among a random sample of 291 social workers with academic positions and found that workaholics (i.
Although studies on workaholism rose after the development of the Work Addiction RiskTest (Robinson, 1999) and the Workaholic Triad (Spence & Robbins, 1992), much research in this area is theoretical in nature and exists in popular magazines, books, and in clinical, counseling-related journals.
While openly gay women tend to have higher rates of secondary education, how it affects their paycheck is something that our office full of workaholics is still debating.
Cary Cooper, Professor of Organisational Health at Lancaster University, said, 'This survey conclusively shows that Britain is becoming a workaholic culture.
Her Recovering Workaholics group - based, for the moment, in London - aims to give those people whose lives are ruined by the compulsion to work "a structured social life and sessions where they can address ways to redress the balance".
Percentage of Canadian CEOs who classify themselves as workaholics, according to a survey by Compas: 56
The insights and experiences of actual workaholics show how this little-understood addiction can drastically affect lives.