nonhierarchical


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nonhierarchical

(ˌnɒnhaɪəˈrɑːkɪkəl)
adj
lacking hierarchical structure; egalitarian
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Adj.1.nonhierarchical - not classified hierarchically
hierarchal, hierarchic, hierarchical - classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers; "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
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Note that the SPL systems of two major IT equipment manufacturers and the highway service system that the author has studied operate in a nonhierarchical fashion.
As an exercise in abundance and uselessness, the Sillishop was an open-ended, nonhierarchical space wherein each object's worth was determined by the artist, who valued not only rarity but the odd incongruity between figure and phrase or handpainting by a former owner.
He traces anarchist geographies to the modern development of anarchism into a political philosophy after the Enlightenment and outlines a manifesto for anarchist geographies that challenges violence, preordained rules, and regulated identities and proposes nonhierarchical relations, voluntary association, mutual aid, solidarity, direct action, autonomy, and self-management.
At stake is a complex strategy of quotation and self-quotation that only becomes visible with the comprehensive, nonhierarchical and non-teleological review to which Kennedy subjects Keuris oeuvre.
He taped his various daily activities, from driving in his car to taking in casual street concerts; together they present a nonhierarchical conception of passing time.
Finally, Saaty (2004) proposed Analytic Network Process (ANP) for all cases, which contain both hierarchical and nonhierarchical element interactions but with that methodology the proved hierarchy would have been lost again.
research policies have in common is that they shun the linear model and attempt to coordinate diverse sets of scientists and engineers from across institutions, disciplines, and sectors to address difficult socioeconomic problems requiring nonhierarchical discovery and invention.
I must be reminded that I can be a leader in the nonhierarchical church by way of advocacy and marginal faith communities.
including his nonhierarchical view of the church, with which I think many contemporary theologians would agree, and his unabashed espousal of universalism in which all will be reconciled and hell itself will be destroyed (57, 141-42), with which many may disagree.
This is especially important given the nonhierarchical nature of Islam.
We recognize that an interdisciplinary, nonhierarchical team approach results in the highest quality care and would welcome a dialogue on how we can facilitate a paradigm shift that provides a win-win situation for providers and patients.
The book shows companies how to redesign their talent practices, how to reconfigure when, where, and how work happens, and how to enable broad-based, nonhierarchical forms of contribution through collaboration and transparency.