From "This job is killing me" to "I live the life I love and I love the life I live"

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dc.contributor.author Pina e Cunha, M
dc.contributor.author Rego, A
dc.contributor.author Clegg, SR
dc.contributor.author Cabral-Cardoso, C
dc.contributor.editor Reddy, S
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:39:31Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Workaholism: Perspectives and Experiences, 2009, 1, pp. 29 - 48
dc.identifier.isbn 978-81-314-2469-8
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7974
dc.description.abstract If we define efficiency in terms of maximizing output from a given - or lesser - number of workers, it can be considered that, in some cases, Frederick Taylor's science has achieved a remarkahle success. Contemporary organizations managed to create such a state of conmitment (be it spontaneous or hnposed), that people have adopted excessive working as lifestyte. Life is organized aroundwork, with work occupying - more and more territory from the tormer privale life. We discuss the notion of excessive worffing, present several forms of excessive working, contest the idea that excessive working is necessarily noxious, and challenge researchers critically to discuss their practical saccess. As the saying goes, there can be too much of a good thing.
dc.publisher ICFAI Books
dc.title From "This job is killing me" to "I live the life I love and I love the life I live"
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Workaholism: Perspectives and Experiences
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Punjagutta India en_US
dc.publocation Punjagutta India
dc.publocation Punjagutta India
dc.identifier.startpage 29 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 48 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150310 Organisation and Management Theory
dc.personcode 960853
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Organisation and Management Theory en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.edition 1
dc.custom en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Management and Organisation Studies


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