TAO GUO MHR 318 6-7:50PM(MW) CH13-Critical Thinking #7: Matrix management is a technique of managing an organization through a series of dual-reporting relationships instead of a more traditional linear management structure. In contrast to most other organizational structures, which arrange managers and employees by function or product, matrix management combines functional and product departments in a dual authority system. In its simplest form, a matrix configuration may be known as a cross-functional work team, which brings together individuals who report to different parts of the company in order to complete a particular project or task. The term matrix is derived from the representative
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course MHR 318 taught by Professor Manning during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.