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The top 4 advantages of a matrix organization 

IbyIMD+ Published 21 May 2024 in Brain Circuits • 5 min read

As businesses navigate increasingly complex challenges, the matrix organizational structure has emerged as the best available solution for four primary reasons.

Setting up and running a matrix organization requires a deep understanding of both its advantages and challenges. Here’s a rundown of what I see as the top four advantages:  

Efficient resource utilization

With a matrix structure, resources can be deployed flexibly across the organization based on business needs. Functional experts can be assigned to work on the highest priority initiatives, regardless of where they reside in the organization. This can reduce redundancy and maximize productivity. When specialized skills and knowledge are shared efficiently across business units and projects, synergies, and savings that are difficult to realize within traditional organizational structures can be achieved.

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