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adhocracy

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Business and Management.

An organization characterized by an absence of bureaucratic structures and rigid rule-based procedures. An adhocracy will develop new structures and working methods to meet each new goal or...

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adhocracy

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Business and Management.

An organization characterized by an absence of bureaucratic structures and rigid rule-based procedures. An adhocracy will develop new structures and working methods to meet each new goal or...

See overview in Oxford Index

adhocracy

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 33 words.

An organization characterized by an absence of bureaucratic structures and rigid rule-based procedures. An adhocracy will develop new structures and working methods to meet each new goal or...

adhocracy

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 33 words.

An organization characterized by an absence of bureaucratic structures and rigid rule-based procedures. An adhocracy will develop new structures and working methods to meet each new goal or...

adhocracy

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 82 words.

A term used to describe companies that do not rely on job descriptions, hierarchy, standards, and procedures; rather, workers in the company carry out tasks because they need to be done....

adhocracy

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 82 words.

A term used to describe companies that do not rely on job descriptions, hierarchy, standards, and procedures; rather, workers in the company carry out tasks because they need to be done....

adhocracy

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Science; Technological Change; Research and Development. 82 words.

A term used to describe companies that do not rely on job descriptions, hierarchy, standards, and procedures; rather, workers in the company carry out tasks because they need to be done....

adhocracy

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 62 words.

is a term coined by management theorist Henry Mintzberg to describe an organization that is operating in a complex and

adhocracy

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 62 words.

is a term coined by management theorist Henry Mintzberg to describe an organization that is operating in a complex and

adhocracy

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 42 words.

An informal, decentralized, anti-hierarchical, and anti-bureaucratic process of decision making, problem solving, and *knowledge sharing. It has been adopted as a management model in...

adhocracy

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 340 words.

• radiancy • immediacy, intermediacy • expediency • idiocy • saliency • resiliency • leniency • incipiency, recipiency

adhocracy

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 340 words.

• radiancy • immediacy, intermediacy • expediency • idiocy • saliency • resiliency • leniency • incipiency, recipiency

What Are All-Edge Adhocracies?

Clay Spinuzzi.

in All Edge

March 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7141 words.

This chapter illustrates how work has changed over the past 40 years, as organizations that were once institutional bureaucracies began to form institutional adhocracies, and later...

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The Future of All-Edge Adhocracies

Clay Spinuzzi.

in All Edge

March 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 3989 words.

The very things that make all-edge adhocracies agile, flexible, creative, and innovative also make them temporary, tactical, and reactive. They focus on temporary project objectives, not...

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The Dynamic Structure of All-Edge Adhocracies: Activities

Clay Spinuzzi.

in All Edge

March 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 4865 words.

In Chapter 5, we saw that coworking sites developed to support the new needs of all-edge adhocracies. But how are these coworking sites structured, how do they interact, and how do they...

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Arup’s adhocracy and projects in theory

Andrew Davies.

in Projects: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Project Management. 5704 words.

‘Arup’s adhocracy and projects in theory’ considers how the spread of adaptive project structures in the 1960s and 1970s encouraged management scholars to develop new ways of thinking about...

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The Foundation of All-Edge Adhocracies: Organizational Networks

Clay Spinuzzi.

in All Edge

March 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 5489 words.

This chapter picks up where Chapter 3 left off, discussing what we know about the foundation underlying all-edge adhocracies: organizational networks. In this chapter, I discuss what...

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The Work of All-Edge Adhocracies: The Three Integrations

Clay Spinuzzi.

in All Edge

March 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 5225 words.

How do all-edge adhocracies integrate their work across organizations, specialties, and locations? How do they make this work coherent and productive? The cases in this book have...

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The Configurations of All-Edge Adhocracies: Hierarchies, Markets, Clans, and Networks

Clay Spinuzzi.

in All Edge

March 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9570 words.

Although adhocracies can explain some of the things in Chapter 7, they can’t explain everything. That’s because the internet marketing firm, like most organizations, is a hybrid of...

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peer-to-peer adhocracy

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 4 words.

New Management Research Models: Lessons from the ATLAS Adhocracy

Timo J. Santalainen, Markus Nordberg, Ram B. Baliga and Max Boisot.

in Collisions and Collaboration

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 8017 words.

This chapter sets the scene for the chapters that follow. It describes a series of workshops in which the ATLAS Collaboration was explored with the collaboration's project leaders from a...

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