task element


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task element

[′task ‚el·ə·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
The smallest logically definable set of perceptions, decisions, and responses required of a human being in the performance of a task.
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However, if the task elements compete for the same cognitive energy, then performance may decline.
Individuals with less experience have knowledge structures based on concrete and coarse categorical classifications that relate to literal or physical features of the task elements (i.
Task elements contribute to work accomplishment along the psychological dimension through structure and along the physical dimension through provision of tools.
The guide provides for a review of a series of task elements.