An organization's culture and style have an impact on a project's ability to meet its goals. The role of a project manager is therefore to understand different organizational structures and cultures, that can influence a project, as the project manager needs to know who in the organization to work with to obtain the best success for the project. The project manager must therefore know who are decision makers or have an influence in the organization. Culture also has an impact on the success of the project due to globalization as a project may involve different organizations in different countries and may have different cultural influences. The structure of the organization therefore also has an impact on the availability of resources and how the project is carried out. 
This article contains the definition of an organization, how an organization works internally behaviorally as they affect people's thinking and acting in organizations . As well as examining the different organization's structures, such as functional, matrix, projectized and divisional.  .
There is a difference depending on whether you look on a projects organizational structures or the structures internally in organizations and how they affect a project. This will be discussed in this section how the standards have different perspectives and whether they have differences or not.
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