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y Slide 39 Company-wide, the organizational
structure is not cost-effective because
more people than necessary are required,
Each project organization operates
independently. Care must be taken that
duplication of efforts does not occur.
More effort and time are needed initially to
define policies and procedures, compared
to the traditional organizational form. Functional managers may be biased
according to their own set of priorities.
The balance of power between the project
and functional organizations must be
The balance of time, cost and
performance must be monitored.
Although rapid response time is possible
for individual problem resolution, the
reaction time can become quite slow. Matrix Structure
y y y 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).
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- Spring '14