What are the advantages and the disadvantages of the Matrix Structure?

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Matrix strcture is a form of management strcture in which people who are skilled similar areas are placed together to complete a certain assignmet.following advantages and disadvantages can be seen


  • Maximum utilization of resources.
  • Ideal for project based works.
  • Shared authority and responsibility.
  • Better cordination in teams.
  • Cost reduction.


  • Poor communication among the team members.
  • Conflicts of authority and responsibility.
  • Conflicts in decission making process.