An enterprise, if successful, have a tendency towards growth and development, it employs and trains qualitative staff, provides resources and develops the organizational structure. In general, the structure is focused on the specialization of the group staff. If the organizational structure is unable to perform some task, the tendency of its rejection will appear. When such a situation becomes dangerous for the firm, increasing pressure will be exerted on reorganization.
Every elementary book dealing with management problems includes the elements of specialization, and especially always popular functional organizations dividing and organizing the enterprise to product lines, geographical position of some parts, on the basis of the production process, types of consumers, and so on. In addition, large companies can be organized into auxiliary segments, doing it often according to different methods at different operative levels.
Recently, several different forms of project organizations have appeared in professional literature, such as “project management”, “organization management by means of projects”, “project-oriented firms”, and so on. The forms are described as “applying project management practice and its tools in the enterprise”.
As a potential source of these organizational forms, the fast-increasing software industry is identified that has developed the long practice of developing big software application programs, decomposing them into a series of comparative small software projects. When all software projects are complete, they integrate into the whole applicative system.
Project Management Organizational Structure
There are three common organizational structures that are used in project management: functional, matrix, and projectized. In this video, we’ll explain each of these structures and their pros and cons. We’ll also give you some examples of when each type of structure might be used. After watching this video, you’ll have a better understanding of the different types of organizational structures and how to choose the right one for your project.