Matrix Organization

What is a Matrix Organization?  

A matrix organization is an organizational structure where employees have more than one reporting manager. In this organization, team members report to a project manager besides their department leaders.  

Advantages of matrix organization 

  • Clear project objectives 
  • Free flow of information 
  • Effective use of resources 
  • Trained project managers 
  • Retention of members  

Disadvantages of matrix organization 

  • Complexities in reporting systems  
  • Time-consuming 
  • Conflicting guidance 
  • Potential power struggles 
  • Many priorities 
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