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Oates (1971) determined the first definition of workaholism as an excessive and uncontrollable need to work that permanently disturbs health, happiness and relationships. In this study, workaholism scale which was developed by Spence and Robbins and was widely used in workaholism research with its three dimensions: work involvement, feeling driven to work and work enjoyment will be assessed. So the purpose of the study is to determine the validity and reliability of workaholism scale in the conditions of our country from the perspectives of MBA Students of Yıldız Technical University (n=109) in İstanbul, Turkey. To determine the reliability and validity of the scale is important for Human Resources Managers as well as top managers in the organization since workaholism can be associated with such organizational outcomes as productivity, job satisfaction, absenteeism, organizational citizenship and organizational commitment. Also, through out this study, workaholism will be examined with their demographic characteristics.