Month: February 2015

New publication: Are workaholics born or made?

This study explores whether the interaction between the perception of an overwork climate in the workplace and person characteristics (i.e., achievement motivation, perfectionism, conscientiousness, self-efficacy) may foster workaholism. Our results showed indeed that a work work climate that promotes overwork may foster workaholism, but especially for those high in achievement motivation, perfectionism, conscientiousness, and self-efficacy […]

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New publication on workaholism and work engagement

A two-year follow-up study among Japanese workers revealed that work engagement predicted positive changes in health, life satisfaction, and performance, whereas workaholism predicted poor health and dissatisfaction. Moreover, workaholism was not related to future job performance (read more).

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