n Management Today - Workaholism - its effect on productivity

Volume 21, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1027-4324



Extracted from text ... Workaholism today with our fast paced lifestyles and business activities, has a profoundly negative impact not only on the mental and physical health of managers, but also on professional and social relationships. This is according to research done by Henley Management College graduate, Christo Haupt, as part of his dissertation on self-management among South African managers. The professional culture is unique in that the present generation of managers has to deal with trade union negotiations, affirmative action and black economic empowerment, fluctuating interest and exchanges rates in addition to the daily managerial duties. Today?s generation of managers has been bred in a competitive world in which the prescriptions of the professional and working environment, not the discretion of the individual, dictate the norm. The manager ..

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