DISCRETIONARY TASK By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 An unstructured task solved at discretion of the group or its leader using a variety of procedures. See additive task- compensatory task- conjunctive task. DISCRETIONARY TASK: "A discretionary task is not structured." Related Psychology Terms DISJUNCTIVE TASK TASK FORCE LEADERSHIP EMERGENCE RELATIONSHIP-MOTIVATED LEADERLESS GROUP LEADERSHIP STYLE TASK-ORIENTED GROUP TASK SIGNIFICANCE ROLE DIFFERENTIATION CONJUNCTIVE REINFORCEMENT (CONJ) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISCRETIONARY TASK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/discretionary-task/ (accessed January 28, 2021).