TASK-ORIENTED GROUP By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a group with the task of solving a problem, creating a product and providing a service. See action group; work group. See instrumental orientation. TASK-ORIENTED GROUP: "A task oriented group uses goal directed behaviour." Related Psychology Terms DISJUNCTIVE TASK TASK FORCE DISCRETIONARY TASK PROVIDER EUREKA TASK TASK SIGNIFICANCE EXECUTIVE CONTROL STRUCTURES TASK COMPLEXITY TASK IDENTITY TASK ANALYSIS 1 Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TASK-ORIENTED GROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/task-oriented-group/ (accessed December 14, 2019).