Define: Task Environment

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Definition: Task Environment

What is the dictionary definition of Task Environment?

Dictionary Definition

External environment of an organisation which affects its ability to reach business goals.


Full Definition of Task Environment

Any business or consumer with direct involvement with an organisation may be part of the task environment. Examples of task environment sectors include competition, customers, suppliers and the labour supply.


Synonyms For Task Environment


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Task Environment are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 9th August 2019.