TASK ORIENTATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the motivational focus used in mastering a task. To be motivated for having full command on the task that is being done. To become a master of that particular task. TASK ORIENTATION: "Task orientation is the motivational focus used in mastering a task." Related Psychology Terms TASK-FOCUSED THINKING EGO ORIENTATION LEVEL-OF-ASPIRATION THEORY TASK-MOTIVATED CONTINGENCY THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP DISCRETIONARY TASK TASK SIGNIFICANCE DISJUNCTIVE TASK TASK COMPLEXITY TASK ANALYSIS 1 Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TASK ORIENTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/task-orientation/ (accessed September 6, 2020).