Organizational philosophy or style characterized by adaptive, creative, integrative behavior which (in contrast to a bureaucratic style) is flexible and non-permanent and which, therefore, can respond faster to a changing environment.

In context: Problem solving organization for inventing new programs. Skrtic states that the best example of an adhocracy is NASA during the Apollo phase in the 1960s. To achieve its mission of landing a man on the moon, team members needed to work collaboratively and continuously invent and reinvent possible solutions.