System Dynamics Glossary
What is the meaning of Responsibilities Assignment Matrix?
A responsibilities assignment matrix is a device for
recording who is responsible for what. A responsibilities assignment contains
a summary of specific responsibilities, normally as rows, and individuals
or organisational elements as columns. Symbols are placed in the
body of the responsibilities assignment to represent the involvement of
individuals as a means of fostering and recording their role
in, and commitment to, strategy implementation (Turner, 1993: 142). In
workshop or team situations, such as group model building, it
may be useful to distinguish stakeholders, experts in aspects of
the system being discussed, and members of an internal modelling
team who will carry the technical work forward and record
their negotiated and agreed responsibilities.
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