Functional, Matrix, and Projectized Organizations

The PMBOK identifies the differences in relation to the project manager's authority, role, titles, and administrative staff, and the percentage of an organization's personnel assigned to project work when determining whether an organization has a functional, matrix, or projectized organizational structure. Here are the PMBOK definitions of the types of organizations and the implications for the project manager:

Most companies are functional in nature and become more projectized as the organization becomes aware of Project Management as a discipline.

  • Functional organization— This is the typical ...

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