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Definition of Hierarchy

Hierarchy

  1. Dominion or authority in sacred things.
  2. A body of officials disposed organically in ranks and orders each subordinate to the one above it; a body of ecclesiastical rulers.
  3. A form of government administered in the church by patriarchs, metropolitans, archbishops, bishops, and, in an inferior degree, by priests.
  4. A rank or order of holy beings.

Hierarchy Quotations

Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.
Friedrich Nietzsche

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
Laurence J. Peter

Visual art and writing don't exist on an aesthetic hierarchy that positions one above the other, because each is capable of things the other can't do at all. Sometimes one picture is equal to 30 pages of discourse, just as there are things images are completely incapable of communicating.
William S. Burroughs

In a peer network, no one is officially in charge. It doesn't have a command hierarchy. It doesn't have a boss. So, all the decisions are somehow made collectively. The control of the system is in the hands of everyone who is a part of it.
Steven Johnson
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Hierarchy Translations

hierarchy in German is Hierarchie
hierarchy in Hungarian is rangsor, rangszervezet, hierarchia
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