Project-Based Firms Often Use Cross-functional Teams




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Eugenio Marogna
Management Consultant, Italy

Project-Based Firms Often Use Cross-functional Teams

The cross functional team approach is a phenomenon frequently found in project-based firms, where companies tend to address improvement specific initiatives " la" project, defining requirements, establishing a project team, appointing a project manager and assigning him/her the task to achieve the requirements.
The project team then is usually a multifunctional team and can be also multi-ethnic in a multinational company.
 
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Jaap de Jonge
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Project Teams are Often Cross Functional

I agree with your writing Eugenio. We might take this one step further as well. Typically many project teams are cross-functional. Because if the problem that has to be solved is functional only, it can often be solved and organized within the functional organization itself. A project team is then sometimes not needed, because the people can discuss issues when meet each other in regular meetings or at the coffee machine.

   

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