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adhocracy

(ædˈhɒkrəsɪ)
n
management that responds to urgent problems rather than planning to avoid them
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Noun1.adhocracy - an organization with little or no structure; "the choice between bureaucracy and adhocracy represents a common dilemma"; "the need for informational flexibility can lead to adhocracy"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
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adhocracy

n no plVertrauen ntauf Ad-hoc-Entscheidungen; (= organization)Adhokratie f
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Adhocracy focuses on the external organisational growth and is characterised by elasticity, resources, earning, creativity and acclimation.
Cameron and Quinn (2006) explained the four types of culture as follow: Clan culture is a family-type that works closely together with commitment and loyalty to each other; adhocracy culture is a dynamic, creative, and entrepreneurial, placing value on creative innovation and allowing employees to take risks; market culture emphasizes productivity and is results-oriented and competitive for customers, contractors, and regulators; and hierarchy culture is stable and controlled through rules, policy, scheduling, and lowering costs.
In Firm B even though the dominant culture was found as hierarchy, it was found out that adhocracy culture has significant effect on LMX quality.
The committee structure was reworked with a greater emphasis on adhocracy.
In the design of the organizational structure, five basic configurations are identified: simple structure, mechanical bureaucracy, professional, divisional bureaucracy, and adhocracy, and nine organizational characteristics: specialization of the work, formalization, training, group, size, planning and control, liaison mechanisms, vertical and horizontal decentralization (MINTZBERG, 1980).
This follows the ideas of Feller (2002), who advocated for the management styles characterized by adhocracy, a dynamic, flexible organizational form that shuns hierarchical control (p.
Their research focuses on two types of organizational cultures that are prone to over-delivery: adhocracy and market cultures.
By considering two dimensions, stability versus flexibility and internal focus versus external position, Cameron and Quinn (1999) proposed a model(Figure 1) which describes four types of culture: Hierarchy, clan, market and adhocracy.
A criminal law adhocracy is bad enough, but at times the ensuing disparities can have uncomfortable associations with race and ethnicity.
Legalism, adhocracy and political maneuvers also hindered the efforts to modernize budgeting: As a matter of fact, during the first eighteen years (1975--1993) after the military junta in Greece, one hundred thirty four (134) bills were enacted, regulating the prices and income policy.
The adhocracy culture places a great deal of emphasis on flexibility and external focus.