task management

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task management

[′task ‚man·ij·mənt]
(computer science)
The functions, assumed by the operating system, of switching the processor among tasks, scheduling, sending messages or timing signals between tasks, and creating or removing tasks.

task management

(1) The part of the operating system that controls the running of one or more programs (tasks) within the computer at the same time. See task manager.

(2) Managing personal and office tasks using a to-do list (task list). This function has been built into or added onto email programs, Web browsers and other applications and has had a renaissance with the smartphone.
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Some participants in the study were tasked with writing a to-do list, whereas others were asked to write a completed list.
Leading on from these achievable tasks, you can always use your to-do list to break down bigger jobs into smaller ones, making everything seem more possible.
A large number of items on the to-do list can either paralyse us or prompt us to revert to something supposedly more achievable like checking email--and ultimately add items to our list.
Do the hard stuff first (or the easy stuff): Lots of people like to tackle the hardest tasks on their daily to-do list first.
The app lets you create to-do lists with multiple actionable subtasks, reminders and due dates, and then organizes the to-do lists.
But a word of warning--CPAs should not use their to-do list as a dumping ground for petty tasks.
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The proposed trick that makes this method more useful in real life, is to choose the right sort of tasks for the top of your to-do list.
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Remind yourself that the time you invest up front is preventing important tasks and issues from transforming into ever-daunting critical problems--use that to-do list to avert crisis.
In a way, it's easier to stop doing something rather than piling lots of new initiatives or personal goals on your already overextended to-do list.