—engaged workaholism n.
Engaged workaholics may dodge some or all of those nasty repercussions for one simple reason: They love what they do.
—Kathleen Doheny, "Workaholism: Maybe not such a bad thing," Los Angeles Times, February 13, 2012
That is, engaged workaholics focus on the instrumental value of a job and meeting standards to gain self worth and approval as well as personally value their work. They were also found to spend most time on working.
—Katy Kamkar, "It is possible to be an 'engaged workaholic'." CTV MedNews Express, October 21, 2011
—Ilona van Beek, Toon W. Taris, Wilmar B. Schaufeli, "Workaholic and work engaged employees: Dead ringers or worlds apart?," Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, October 1, 2011