ad hocism

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ad hoc·ism

also ad-hoc·ism  (ăd hŏk′ĭz-əm, hō′kĭz-)
The tendency to establish temporary, chiefly improvisational policies and procedures to deal with specific problems.
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Ending the energy crisis would have been a defining moment for the current government, however, the ad-hocism at play is always bound to produce such results.
The members of the Senate body expressed concern on vacant posts in the ministry, saying that if this ministry is running on ad-hocism, then how itwill guide other ministries.
The government failed to declare provincial capitals and resorted to shameful ad-hocism, posting the naming of the provincial centres of administration.
As the title suggests, Arif Ali Khan Abbasi minced no words in criticizing interference in the running of the game and came down hard on ad-hocism that is a bane for the progress of cricket in Pakistan.
Moreover, the fast culture of ad-hocism continued at the ministry as two of its key allied departments, including the Zoological Survey Department (ZSB) and the Pakistan Environmental Planning and Architectural Consultant (PEPAK), are still operating without a permanent head affecting their performance badly.
that there is no ad-hocism in the appointment and functioning of the CBI Director," the petition states.
The main reason behind not hiring a full-time PD is that ad-hocism always serves the interest of the people at the helm of affairs.
Among these tactics are temporality, openness, ad-hocism, looseness, biophilia and bottom-up aesthetics.
The passing of the Bill has ended the long era of ad-hocism and will help the Centre and State Governments to utilise these amounts in a planned manner.
He categorically denounced the ad-hocism in technology saying workaround solutions do not last long and the price for overhauling the system in the long run may be just too expensive to manage.
The affairs of foreign ministry have been running on ineffective ad-hocism and personal whims rather than national interests of Pakistan.
At best, these arrangements smack of continuing ad-hocism instead of a more permanent structure to promote Pakistan's best interests.