matrix management

Popular Terms
Multiple command-and-control structure in which some employees have dual responsibilities and dual bosses. These employee report to one boss (a project manager, for example) for day to day operations, and to another boss (the departmental head, for example) for functional responsibilities. This approach is most suited to situations with fluctuating workloads, such as managing large projects or product development processes. See also matrix organization.

Use 'matrix management' in a Sentence

You may want to try and use a matrix management style at your business so that there are multiple people with power.
18 people found this helpful
The matrix management style was well suited for our company because of the wide variety of tasks and processes that each employee worked on.
16 people found this helpful
Utilizing matrix management practices our office is able to accomplish tasks more efficiently while also allowing you to report to several supervisors.
14 people found this helpful

Email Print Embed