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Musfera Khan mak870 3. a) Describe in your own words the structure of a matrix organization, and explain how it promotes the successful delivery of software. A matrix organization is a mix ween project and function oriented organizations. Each worker is part of a functional group and work on projects based on their skill set. The projects are supervised by a designated leader. Supervisors are also part of the functional unit. An advantage of this is that project managers can focus on making the projects successful, and functional managers can focus on their functional area and coordinate with others who may be working on other projects. b) Name two long-term disadvantages of a matrix organization. The larger the group of people, the more complex it may get and more difficult to handle. Employees also may have more than one supervisor. 4. Write a paragraph explaining why adding people to a project does not necessarily improve its
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