Work Rage

Extreme workplace anger exhibited by an employee who is under increased workplace stress, or has been mistreated or sacked/fired
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There's Air Rage (how proud it makes us to see legless Brits butt a trolley dolly as they try to remove duty-free Vladivar from their mouth), Work Rage (who hasn't been drenched after a fullscale battle at the watercooler?) Cycling Rage (check out the bumps on your rear panel where you gleefully sent a lycraclad two-wheeler into a lamp-post), Supermarket Rage (admit it, you want to decapitate every shopper whose trolley blocks the aisle with a piece of frozen chicken).
Over the past 18 months the IT industry has seen a spate of layoffs and with it, a rise in 'work rage', usually manifested in attacks on the company's IT system.
"There's no doubt that work rage is increasing, and employers must make sure they have the systems in place to identify issues" said Elizabeth Adams, head of the firm's national employment practice.
Anger and frustration caused by IT failures is the primary cause of 'work rage', and is effecting productivity among small and medium-sized businesses, according to a new report from Connect Support Services, the IT support company.
Rembrandt's body of work rages with life thanks to his capability of capturing animated motion.