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Project Strategy and Strategic Portfolio Management by Diane H. Parente, William H.A. Johnson

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CHAPTER 9

Project Organizational Types

The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.

—Marcus Aurelius

Learning Goals

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned to

identify various types of project organizations;

identify the pros and cons of each type of project organization.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to

evaluate the structure of a project within an organization and determine its type.

Introduction

Organizational structures are well-defined in the literature and in practice. As projects and project management have evolved in business organizations, the need for changes in the organizational structure has become necessary to facilitate successful projects.

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