taskwork

[task-wurk, tahsk-]
noun
1.
work assigned or imposed as a task.
2.
unpleasant or disagreeable work.
3.
work paid for by the job; piecework.

Origin:
1480–90; task + work

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taskwork (ˈtɑːskˌwɜːk)
 
n
1.  hard or unpleasant work
2.  a rare word for piecework

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Because of the interdependence between teamwork and taskwork, success cannot be defined by initial task achievements alone.
Taskwork activities have been referred to as operational or technical skills.
In turn, this means functional exercises test people's ability to perform both taskwork and teamwork.
The skills needed for teamwork require as much training as the skills required for taskwork.
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