Definitions for "Matrix organization"
is where a company superimposes a group or interdisciplinary team of project specialists on a functional organizational design. In a matrix organization the members have dual allegiances, i.e., to that particular assignment or project as well as their normal organizational department.
Any organizational structure in which the project manager shares responsibility with the functional managers for assigning priorities and for directing the work of individuals assigned to the project.
a hierarchical organization that is modified for the purpose of completing a special project
a two-dimensional reporting structure, where positions report to more than one superior