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92 Examples of Tasks

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A task is a well defined unit of work. These are typically short work items that take between an hour and a week to complete. It is common to brainstorm tasks to plan and prioritize work. In this context, it is helpful to think of a task as a low level work item that makes no sense to divide into smaller items. The following are basic examples of common tasks.
Administration
Approvals
Assembling Things
Backups & Restore
Benchmarking
Bookkeeping
Budget Planning
Building / Constructing
Business Analysis
Business Experiments
Change Requests / Change Management
Cleaning
Coding
Communications
Concept Development
Configuring
Consensus Building
Consulting
Creative Works - such as art and crafts
Crisis Management
Critical Analysis
Customer Relationships - e.g. touching base with a customer
Customer Service
Data Analysis
Decision Analysis
Decision Making
Deconstructing / Demolition
Deploying / Launching
Design
Documenting
Domestic Tasks - e.g. cooking
Estimating
Event Planning
Feedback
Financial Reporting / Reconciliation
Fixing Defects
Fulfillment
Goal Planning
Ideation
Incident Management
Inspections
Interviews
Issue Clearing
Lessons Learned / Reflection
Maintenance
Market Research
Measuring
Media Production
Meeting Planning / Meeting Management
Meetings
Negotiation
Networking
Optimization
Organizing
Paper Work
Peer Review
Performance Reviews
Planning
Practicing
Presentations
Problem Solving
Process Design / Redesign
Process Execution
Process Monitoring / Process Management
Prototyping
Provisioning / Shopping
Public Relations
Public Speaking
Reading
Repair
Reporting
Requirements Analysis
Research
Risk Analysis
Risk Management
Scheduling
Scripting
Securing Resources
Selling / Sales Meetings
Stakeholder Relationships / Stakeholder Management
Strategic Planning
Structural Design
Studying / Training
Supervision
Surveys / Data Collection
Taking Inventory / Inventory Management
Teaching / Coaching
Team Building
Team Management
Testing
Troubleshooting
Work Coordination
Overview: Tasks
Type
Definition (1)
A well defined unit of work.
Definition (2)
A work item or activity that can't be broken into smaller units of work.
Also Known As
Work Items
Activities
Action Items
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