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In Superior Widget Company's conception of a matrixed organization, you and the other department managers are

assigned to a functional area (e.g. you are the manager of the Customer Service Department) and are also expected to work together to assess and solve problems across functional lines. This is often referred to as "managing the white space" between the functions on an organizational chart. You and the other managers are expected to coordinate efforts between all of your respective departments in streamlining organizational processes and in implementing new objectives from upper management. Identify two potential areas of conflict within or between departments caused by the creation of the new, centralized Customer Service Department.  how do you approach the situations with the manager of the Sales Department and other departmental managers to create a cooperative environment within your matrixed organization

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