Matrix Organizational Structure: Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples


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What is a matrix organizational structure?

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1. What is the reporting structure in a matrix organizational structure?

2. Why would a company consider implementing a matrix organizational structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a series of questions on topics related to matrix organizational structures. The questions will also ask you about the pros and cons of this type of company structure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Definition of a matrix organizational structure
  • Role of the reporting structure
  • Advantages and disadvantages of matrix organizational structures

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related management lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about company structures in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as reporting structure and matrix organizational structure
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding matrix organizational structures

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson, Matrix Organizational Structure: Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples, for more information. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define matrix organizational structures
  • Explore the types of superiors in these structures
  • Understand the benefits of these structures
  • Describe the drawbacks of matrix organization structures