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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)
Itzhak Harpaz (The Center for the Study of Organizations and Human Resource Management, School of Management, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel)
Ronald Burke (Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada)

Career Development International

ISSN: 1362-0436

Article publication date: 1 August 2006




To produce a collection of papers about workaholism which demonstrate real rigour both methodologically and conceptually – something which the guest editors feel has been somewhat lacking in the subject's history.


Introduces the topic, providing some background and discussion of the main concepts. Briefly introduces the papers and their main findings


The contributions illustrate the development of workaholism research


Contextualizes the issue and extends the overall knowledge in the topic.



Snir, R., Harpaz, I. and Burke, R. (2006), "Workaholism in organizations: new research directions", Career Development International, Vol. 11 No. 5, pp. 369-373.



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