No, Outlook's place should be in the system tray, where it is readily accessible but not in the way.
Minimize Outlook to the System Tray
To minimize Outlook to a stylish icon in the Windows system tray:
- Click on the Outlook icon in the system tray with the right mouse button.
- Select Hide When Minimized from the menu.
Now, when you minimize Outlook is should disappear from the task bar. To open Outlook again, double-click on the Outlook system tray icon.