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Workaholism in Organizations

Ronald Burke

Workaholism in Organizations

Antecedents and Consequences (Routledge Studies in Business Organization and Networks)

by Ronald Burke

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working patterns & practices,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Management - General,
  • Business & Economics / Organizational Behavior,
  • Organizational Behavior

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10188068M
    ISBN 100415267331
    ISBN 109780415267335

    This exploratory study attempted to replicate previous North American research on workaholism and the relationship of workaholism components proposed by Spence and Robbins to potential antecedents and consequences. Data were obtained from 60 managers and professionals in .


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Books and journals Case studies Expert Briefings Open Access. Advanced search. Workaholism in organizations: new research directions.

Raphael Snir (School of Management and Economics, School of Behavioral Sciences, The Academic College of Tel Aviv‐Yaffo, Tel Aviv, Israel)Cited by:   Workaholism Workaholism in Organizations book were determined using measures developed by Spence and Robbins () Journal of Personality Assessm – Three personal beliefs and fears identified by Price () Journal of Occupational Behavior, 3, – in her cognitive social learning model of Type A behavior were assessed as well, some suggesting a Cited by: The Workaholics Anonymous Book of Recovery falls short in addressing root causes of work addiction.

The fundamental problem with this book is that it neglects to examine if workaholism is the core problem or just a symptom of other deeper problems/5(23).

Although workaholism in organizations has received considerable attention in the popular press, our understanding of it remains quite limited.

This study, using measures developed by Spence and. "Workaholism in Organizations: Work and Well-being Consequences" published on 24 Feb by Edward Elgar by: 3.

Abstract Workaholism has received considerable attention in the popular media but little research consideration. This study, using measures of workaholic and. Workaholism is positively related to extrinsic motivation (Burke and Crozier, ), signifying that workaholic employees undertake their work activities for their conducive value, (van Beek et al., ) The trends to Workaholism in Organizations book may be stimulated by qualitatively dissimilar kinds of motivation, providing conflicting connections with employees' welfare.

Workaholism is irrelevantly associated with real liking of one's work or with an authentic inclination to be instrumental in organizational objectives. Workaholic employees have a superior demand to prove themselves compared to non-workaholic employees.

Abstract Although the concept of workaholism inorganizations has received considerable attention, ourunderstanding of it based on research evidence islimited. This results from the absence of both suitabledefinitions and measures of the concept. Workaholism has been coined 'the addiction of the century.' But rather than view the compulsive need to keep working as a problem, many people glorify the desire to grind 24/7.

Get this from a library. Workaholism in organizations: work and health consequences. [Ronald J Burke;] -- Organizational change initiatives are successful only through the efforts of the people, so it is important to look beyond surface reactions and understand the deeper implications of employees'.

Similarly, as the incidence of workaholism has increased, there has been a need to further understand the positive and negative consequences of workaholism in an organizational context. This exploratory study examined the relationship of three workaholism components with measures of workplace destructive and constructive deviance.

Books shelved as workaholic: Strays by Garrett Leigh, Managed by Kristen Callihan, Misconduct by Penelope Douglas, Any Minute by Joyce Meyer, and Rules o. Explores the range of issues raised by life in modern organizations, including workaholism, motivation, work relationships, performance and effectiveness, and organizational change through case analysis, stories, dialogue, and research.

The book contains interesting insights in the way we work. Even today () the book is applicable for Reviews: 1. Introduction Workaholism is a soul-destroying addiction that changes people's personalities and the values they live by.

It distorts the reality of. A study published this month explored the personality of workaholics. Of interest was the relation of narcissism and workaholism.

That grandiose. Workaholism in Organizations book has a positive connotation in our society and, as Spruell (, p. 44) put it, ëworkaholism is the most rewarded addiction in our cultureí. With all of the interest surrounding workaholism and its prevalence in North America, it is surprising that there is still a dearth of empirical research on this topic.

With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.

Through the Advanced Search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Artist, Song Title, Genre, etc or you can narrow your. Get this from a library. Workaholism in organizations, Vol Issue 5: New research directions. [Raphael Snir; Itzhak Harpaz; Ronald Burke] -- An international collection of papers on the topic.

The editors and authors explain the need for more research on the topic. An interesting and useful addition to a special issue is the Epilogue. Teachers voluntarily dedicate a lot of time to their vocational activates. This can lead to workaholism and may result in organizational commitment and organizational citizenship behavior.

The main objective of the current study was to investigate the relationship of workaholism with organizational commitment and organizational citizenship behavior of teachers in Zahedan. How they behave, along with the reward system they serve, is also of crucial importance for toning down or cultivating (intensifying) workaholism in their organizations (Skinner, ).

Implementation of work–life balance programs has also been recommended, wherein employees are given training in elements such as time management, stress. The Workaholics Anonymous Book of Recovery is somewhat similar in style to that of the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book. As such, it includes a full format and instructions for leading a W.A.

meeting as well as the 20 Questions about determining if workaholism is affecting your life/5(18). A workaholic is a person who works term originates from person works at the cost of their sleep, and social functions such as meeting friends or family.

While the term generally implies that the person enjoys their work, it can also alternately. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences () – The Authors.

Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and peer review under responsibility of Organizing Committee of BEM doi: / ScienceDirect 2 nd World Conference On Business, Economics And Management - WCBEM Workaholism: A New Challenge For.

Workaholics Anonymous World Service Organization. Workaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from workaholism.

Workaholism, also called work addiction, compulsive desire to work. Workaholism is defined in various ways. In general, however, it is characterized by working excessive hours (beyond workplace or financial requirements), by thinking continually about work, and by a lack of work enjoyment, which are unrelated to actual workplace demands.

workaholism According to the JD-R model, job demands and job resources are important because they evoke two relatively independent processes: a health impairment process in which high job demands exhaust employees’ mental and physical resources and may, therefore, lead to energy depletion or burnout; and a motivational process in which job.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between workaholism and organizational cynicism levels of teachers formally commissioned in public and private pre-school, primary, secondary and high schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education in Gaziemir, İzmir.

“Workaholism is the best-dressed addiction in the country,” says Bryan E. Robinson, PHD author of Chained to The Desk: A Guidebook For Workaholics, Their Partners, Their Children, And The Clinicians Who Treat Them.

It’s such a good looking addiction that rarely anyone seeks help. Workaholism in Organizations: Gender Differences Workaholism in Organizations: Gender Differences Burke, Ronald Sex Roles, Vol.

41, Nos. 5/6, Ronald J. Burke York University Although the concept of workaholism in organizations has received consider- able attention, our understanding of it based on research e idence is lim ited.

van Wijhe, Corine I., Wilmar B. Schaufeli, and Maria C. Peeters (), "Understanding and Treating Workaholism: Setting the Stage for Successful Interventions," in Ronald J.

Burke and Cary L. Cooper (eds.), Risky Business: Psychological, Physical and Financial Costs of High Risk Behavior in Organizations. It is generally believed that workaholics tend to deny the existence of fatigue and push themselves beyond reason before physical complaints stop them working and lead them to seek help.

However, while self‐neglect is believed to be a hallmark of workaholism, empirical data are both scant and contradictory. This study explores whether workaholics experience poorer health status than other.

The term "workaholism" was first coined inby American psychologist Wayne E. Oates in his book Confessions of a Workaholic: The Facts About Work Addiction. According to his definition of workaholism, it is "the compulsion or the uncontrollable need to work incessantly".

WA defines workaholism by signposts and characteristics, as both a substance addiction (to adrenaline and other stress hormones) and as a process addiction (to compulsively doing or avoiding work). WA further defines compulsive working as a progressive, addictive illness.

HR professionals and people managers have a responsibility to ensure employees are working hard but not succumbing to workaholic tendencies.

To successfully carry this out, consider these tips for. Download file to see previous pages ” The study intends to further the understanding whether workaholism is a laudable trait or not because current studies are ambiguous about workaholism.

There are studies who find overworking a positive development in an organization while there are those who criticize it as unhealthy. Elements of workaholism Despite numerous books and magazine articles on the issue, however, there's a simmering debate in the therapeutic community over workaholism.

For starters, it's not a recognized psychiatric disorder, and many medical professionals still relegate it. Morgan () considered workaholism as the main reason causing anxiety and mental pressures in organizations and indicated that workaholism could lead to high blood pressure, stress, anxiety and occupational stress [18].

Robbinson () stated that workaholism increased mental and physical illnesses and endangered an individual’s health [20]. Finally, Part III presents practical and methodological implications for managers and researchers. The authors offer a comprehensive and systematically developed framework for the development and management of misbehavior in organizations.

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We cannot guarantee that every book is in the library. Downloadable! The purpose of this article is to make an exhaustive analysis of the influencing factors for the phenomenon of workaholism in IT. In contemporary economies, workaholism is an increasingly common phenomenon. Companies should evaluate the impact on workers of this trend, and note that knowledge of the factors influencing the decision to overwork can be a competitive advantage when.The term workaholism was coined in by minister and psychologist Wayne Oates, who described his own tendencies toward a “compulsion or uncontrollable need to work incessantly” in his book, Minnesota’s first and largest Recovery Community Organization.

Bidon worked closely with the Minnesota Department of Human Services to reform. The impact of that difference is clear. In one of my research studies, we found that workaholism was related to feeling more guilt, anxiety, anger and disappointment—at work and home—whereas high work engagement was related to feeling more joviality, attentiveness and self-assurance both at work and home.