workaholic


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workaholic

a. a person obsessively addicted to work
b. (as modifier): workaholic behaviour
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Researchers found workaholics were more likely to meet criteria for OCD, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
A workaholic relies on external evaluations to understand how well they are doing, and puts others before themselves.
Workaholic employees work more strenuously than their fellow workers and than is needed for the purpose of satisfying organizational or economic criteria (Nica and Potcovaru, 2014) (they are impelled to work).
He's not lazy - if anything he's a workaholic - but much of the effort does not go into running London but making money at other things.
If you work outside your office even after the workday ends as you feel bored and unproductive or, worse yet, worried out of your mind that you're not doing more work then you are a workaholic, News.
What's ironic is that the workaholic doesn't always succeed nor do they preform exceptionally better than others.
She tells Gulf News, "If no other activity satisfies you as much as work; you are never fully disconnected from work; you are always drawn to work issues even when home; and you cannot stop thinking about work, are all signs that you are a workaholic.
He's not a workaholic, but he's always working," IFC prexy Jonathan Sehring said at the Skirball rooftop afterparty.
Neikirk, Associate Executive Director of Conifer Park Treatment Center in Scotia, NY has worked with and studied the workaholic.
Glicken declares himself a work-addicted striver and presents a volume of sensible and respectful direction for his workaholic brethren.
The term has grown in familiarity and has been used progressively more often in the media, on the Internet, and in the empirical literature since Oates (1971) first created the term workaholic to describe a person whose enhanced necessity to work impedes multiple life functions.
According to popular belief, Jack the workaholic is an organisation's poster child for an ideal employee.