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Kevan Hall

Kevan Hall (@KevanHall) is the CEO of Global Integration (www.global-integration.com), specialists in matrix management, virtual teams and global working, training and consulting. He is the author of “Making the Matrix Work – How Matrix Managers Engage People and Cut Through Complexity” and “Speed Lead – Faster, Simpler Ways to Manage People, Projects and Teams in Complex Companies.”

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Successful Recruiting in Matrix Organizations

by
Kevan Hall
Jun 4, 2013, 6:45 am ET

Screen Shot 2013-05-31 at 11.33.17 AMIt’s no secret that many organizations are moving away from the traditional hierarchical and functional way of working, toward a more matrixed structure where people report to multiple bosses and work on multiple teams with colleagues in different functions and locations, if not different time zones and cultures.

While this model can be effective, it’s by no means simple. In fact, it’s a much more complex way of working. Competing goals, influence without authority and accountability without control are the norms.

For recruiters, let’s look at the implications of this shift, and whether we need different types of people and different skill sets to succeed. keep reading…