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PD_5_Lecture_4 - PD 5 Lecture 4 Project Management Lesson...

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PD 5 Lecture 4 1 Project Management Lesson 4. Projects and Organizational Structure Introduction • Determines role and power of project managers • Range of organization types • Their pros and cons • Key project manager skills Project Organizational Structures Projectized Strong Matrix Func Authority Balanced Matrix Weak Matrix Functional Project Manager tional Manager Authority
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PD 5 Lecture 4 2 Functional Organizations • Departments are separate from each other • Project managers have: – Little power – Little autonomy – Report directly to a functional manager May be known as Project Coordinators or Team Leaders – May be known as Project Coordinators or Team Leaders – Part-time – Little or no administrative staff Organization Type Pros Cons Functional Ideal for organizations with recurring projects, such as manufacturing. Everyone on the project knows who is in charge: the functional manager.
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course PD 5 taught by Professor Petercarr during the Spring '10 term at Waterloo.

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