It’s amazing what Google alerts throws up.  Apparently the Vulcan Kolinahr Fleet is organized on matrix management principles.

Mr Spock Matrix Manager

Conclusive proof that the matrix is the organizational form of the future.  I am sure a strict logic based approach to matrix management is a help. In the photo you can see Mr Spock clearly indicating the dual reporting lines in the structure to a member of the crew.

It is hard to imagine Klingons as successful matrix managers due to their relative lack of influence without authority skills.

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Kevan Hall Kevan Hall is a CEO, author, speaker and trainer in matrix management, virtual teams and global working. He is the author of "Speed Lead - faster, simpler ways to manage people, projects and teams in complex companies, "Making the Matrix work - how matrix managers engage people and cut through complexity", and the "Life in a Matrix" podcasts, videos, cartoons and blog. He is CEO and founder of Global Integration. Company profile: .

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