4-8-2. Responsibility Assignment Matrix

A Responsibility Assignment Matrix  is a chart that shows the  various levels of responsibility, approvals, consultation etc. that are needed for the different project activities and components.

A representation of the various elements which may be included in the responsibility matrix are:

ngeneral management responsibility
noperations management responsibility
nspecialized responsibility
nmust be consulted
nmust be notified
nmust approve
Here is an example of such a chart
A similar type of chart that is useful is the data distribution matrix. Here is an example data-distribution-matrix