From The Elements of Style's chapter on Misused Words and Expressions:
-oriented. A clumsy, pretentious device, much in vogue. Find a better way of indicating orientation or alignment or direction.
They suggest instead of
It was a manufacturing-oriented company.
Many of the skits are situation-oriented.
it's better to say:
It was a company chiefly concerned with manufacturing.
Many of the skits rely on the situation.