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Unformatted text preview: do not feel they have any control over their own destiny when continuously reporting to multiple managers. Slide 40 Matrix Structure Disadvantages (Continued) y y y Slide 41 Employees and managers are more susceptible to role ambiguity than in the traditional organizational form. Conflicts and their resolution may be a continuous process (possibly requiring support of an organizational spet). People do not feel they have any control over their own destiny when continuously reporting to multiple managers. The Matrix Management Structure (With a Director of Project Management) General Manager Director: Project Mgmt. Director: Engineering Director: Manufacturing Director: Finance/Admin. Project Mgr. X Project Mgr. Y Project Mgr. Z Slide 42 THE OUT-OF-CONTROL MATRIX When a matrix appears to be out of control executives tend to revert back to classical management. This results in:  Reduced authority for the project manager.  All project decision-making performed at executive levels.  Increase in exe...
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