workaholic


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workaholic

a. a person obsessively addicted to work
b. (as modifier): workaholic behaviour
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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.
Similarly a workaholic feels that they can control the outcome of all their work.
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Do you find that workaholics expect the same amount of work and hours spent at work from their colleagues, whether it is their bosses or subordinates?
However, such efforts can be offset by the fact that workaholic behaviors are often rewarded by organizations.
A classic definition of a workaholic describes "a person whose need for work has become so excessive that it creates noticeable disturbance or interference with his bodily health, personal happiness, and interpersonal relations, and with his smooth social functioning.
Jonathon Petrie described Archbishop Carey in the Sunday Telegraph, "a workaholic who writes speeches on his laptop, he has devoted much energy to streamlining church bureaucracy, and these reforms may prove his most lasting legacy.
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Keanu Reeves plays an uptight workaholic ad exec, and Charlize Theron is the free-spirited spitfire he meets one fateful fall day (think Dharma and Greg sans slapstick).
Salt Lake entrepreneur Tia Korologos was once a workaholic.
Husband Ted, founder of the giant American CNN news network, is a workaholic who seems to put his job before his wife.