workaholic

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workaholic

a. a person obsessively addicted to work
b. (as modifier): workaholic behaviour
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Work Addiction. This variable was measured using The Work Addiction Scale, which was adapted and validated for use in Brazil by Carlotto and Del Libano (2010).
Keywords: work addiction, life balance, work-life balance, African American, community support
The study utilized the Bergen Work Addiction Scale (BWAS; Andreassen et al., 2012), the Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS; Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985), and the Big Five Inventory (BFI; John & Srivastava, 1999).
Franco added that he felt that the world was validating (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4814242/James-Franco-graces-cover-GQ-Australia.html) his work addiction since it's not something that is frowned upon by others.
Jedna z bardziej rozpowszechnionych metod jest rowniez skala DUWAS (Dutch Work Addiction Scale) Schaufeliego i wsp.
Perceived self-efficacy was not related to work addiction (for a similar result, see Guglielmi et al., 2012).
Work addiction, also called workaholism, is a condition in which the person, called a "workaholic," feels driven or compelled to work.
Work addiction, or the inability to switch off and leave work at the office when they hit the beach, is caused by increased job insecurity, and enabled by technologies such as mobile internet access on phones and laptops abroad, it said.
The Bergen Work Addiction Scale identifies if a person's over-working is a form of addiction by scoring answers to seven questions related to work.
Strong correlations exist between work addiction and a family background of dysfunction.
One reason for this is that no consensus exists about its conceptualization and measurement.Focused on the workaholism as a negative construct, recently, Schaufeli, Taris, and Bakker (2006) have proposed a new 17-item measure to assess workaholism; the Dutch Work Addiction Scale' (DUWAS) which consists of two sub-scales dubbed working excessively (WkE) and working compulsively (WkC).
In the current study, workaholism (work addiction) was defined based on B.

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