workaholic


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person with a compulsive need to work

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Published in the journal PLOS One, the study found that workaholics were more likely to have anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than non-workaholics.
that workaholic employees undertake their work activities for their conducive value.
When you are not able to completely disconnect yourself from work, for example all your important clients and co-workers have your cell number and your laptop is never out of sight, in case you need to log in at a moment's notice, even then you are a workaholic.
The following steps may help prepare a friend or loved one interested in confronting a workaholic.
Speaking to Gulf News, she says, "I didn't realise I am a workaholic till people pointed it out.
nurse workaholic and an ACoA (Adult child of an alcoholic) stated: "I love the drama and excitement of the ER - life and death situations, moving from one crisis to another.
Table 1 Spence and Robbins' (1992) Worker Types Worker type Work involvement Work drive Work enjoyment Workaholic High High Low Positively engaged worker High High High Work enthusiast High Low High Relaxed worker Low Low High Disenchanted worker Low High Low Unengaged worker Low Low Low
From the organisation's perspective, there are significant advantages of having intrinsic workaholics over extrinsic ones.
From your observation, are there any serious negative effects of workaholism on: the workaholic, the company and the workaholics peers in terms of productivity, health, or personal life?
BRITONS work one of the longest weeks of any country in Europe, and we are fast becoming a nation of workaholic parents.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a workaholic supermarket employee who died after suffering a heart attack at a Tesco store in Cardiff.
These factors are likely to influence collectively whether or not one becomes a workaholic.
They also identified a second type of workaholic (i.
Singh, who has a reputation as a workaholic, has been warned by his trainer not to take any risks that could cause an injury in the lead-up to the Atlanta tournament, which starts today.
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.