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- n. Plural form of adhocracy.
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According to Patrick, the most effective design organisations are 'adhocracies,' externally-focused and highly flexible.
Many industries, especially publishing, are more structured as adhocracies and wirearchies where personal brand and informal organization are matching or superseding formal hierarchy.
Creative planners will find no shortage of work in adhocracies.
And because the strategies of adhocracies tend to be rather emergent, the role of finding strategies likewise becomes crucial, again providing opportunities for left-handed planners.
Yet some adhocracies do require the intricate coupling of a myriad of tasks, as in NASA’s race to put a man on the moon before 1970.