Workaholism is an addiction, an obsessive-compulsive disorder, and it's not the same as working hard. For workaholic people there is no line drawn between personal time and work time.The only important thing is their work. For them, individual's relationship with their work competes with other important relationships. They get more excited about their work than about family oranything else.
Workaholics feel the urge of being busy all the time, to the point that they often perform tasks that aren't required or necessary for project completion. As a result, they tend to beinefficient workers, since they focus on being busy, instead of focusing on being productive. In addition, workaholics tend to be less effective than other workers because it's difficult for them to beteam players, they have trouble delegating or entrusting co-workers, or they take on so much that they aren't as organized as others.
To a workaholic, their job defines who they are and sets thestandard for their self worth.
When workaholics are not at work they feel ill at ease, jittery, jumpy, nervous, uncomfortable and unhappy. They can't just sit still and waste time They have no idea whatto do with themselves. Being alone with themselves is nearly impossible, unless they are at work, doing something that matters. They feel stressed. This obsession with work is need to control.Although workaholics hate to admit it, but they believe that no one else really can do the job as well as they can. They try to be modest, and when they receive a compliment they shrug it off. "Just doingmy job", they are apt to say.
As with other psychological addictions, workaholics are often unable to see that they have a problem.
So we can say a person is workaholic when:
• A persontakes work with him to home and is engage in work during weekends and vacation
• The only activity that he likes to and talks about is their work.
• Workaholics work more than 40 hours a week.