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The Mechanism of Mutual Impact

People or incubator culture is mutually conditioned with the adhocracy model of organizational structure. This type of culture implies the metaphor of the organization as an incubator for the individual growth of its members. The fundamental purpose of an organization is seen as assisting its members in their individual development. Hence, individual objectives are more important than organizational ones, and individual autonomy and organization members’ creativity are at the very top of the hierarchy of values. In this type of culture it is perfectly natural to develop the adhocracy model, since this model’s characteristics provide precisely individual autonomy, creativity, innovation, the conditions for learning, and the development of professionals as organization members. People or incubator culture assumes the need for egalitarian distribution of power in an organization, which creates the conditions for the implementation of the adhocracy model of organizational structure, which implies a high level of autonomy for the organization’s members. On the other hand, implementation of the adhocracy model of organization gradually develops the organization members’ assumption that equal distribution of power within the organization is necessary for the organization’s functioning, and thereby creates the conditions for development of people or incubator culture. This type of culture also assumes that people and their competences and interpersonal relations, and not formal structures, are crucial for the organization’s functioning. In this way incubator and people cultures create the conditions for implementation of the adhocracy model of organization, with its low level of formalization and its basis in the competences and creativity of teamed professionals. On the other hand, implementation of the adhocracy model in an organization will consolidate its members in the belief that competences, creativity, and their interpersonal relations are more important than formal or work structures, which will lead to development of people or incubator cultures. Therefore, we may establish the following hypothesis: