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A journalistic term to describe long-hours working, intended to draw attention to the social, family, and health problems that can arise from overwork and poor work-life balance. The allusion to the UK's social problem of binge-drinking underlines the belief that long-hours working is both anti-social and inimical to health. [See long-hours culture and time squeeze.]

Subjects: Human Resource Management.


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