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Adj.1.nonhierarchic - not classified hierarchically
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is not further corporatism nor pluralism, but may be some experimentation with the sort of dispersed, nonspecialized, nonhierarchic, voluntaristic units, autonomously responsible for allocating their values and resolving their conflicts.
The construction of hierarchic and nonhierarchic classifications.
According to this managerial theory, such freedom gave corporate leaders "enormous unconstrained power, but it also removed the main incentive (the profit nexus) to misuse this power," thus creating "a loosely connected, nonhierarchic, and relatively disorganized business structure.