Project Management/Organization structures

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Organization structures can be divided in three ways: functional, matrix and projectized.

They differ basically by allocation, supervision and coordination according to PM authority, PM allocation and budget control.

Organization structure Characteristics
Functional
  • Functional manager controls budget
  • PM works as part time in projects
Matrix

Varies from weak matrix to strong matrix based on:

  • Higher PM authority
  • If functional manager or PM controls budget
  • PM working as part-time or full-time in projects
Projectized
  • PM as authority
  • PM controls budget
  • PM works as full-time in projects

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