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Clone of Shifting the Burden Archetype

wayne hugo
A shifting the burden structure occurs when there are different ways to address a situation. With one approach being easier, faster, and requiring fewer resources, which do you think gets pursued? The problem is that taking the easier path ensures one will have to take the easier path repeatedly, and makes it harder to pursue the long-term better solution.

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Systemswiki AIAC Archetype Shifting The Burden

  • 1 year 6 months ago

Clone of Addiction Archetype

Edwin Gary Schasteen
An Addiction structure is the same as the Shifting the Burden structure though with the annoying aspect that one becomes addicted to the side effect ensuring that Fundamental Solution won't get implemented and the Symptomatic Solution will be applied repeatedly, and likely with greater frequency. There is a also a video for this insight which is a component of the Systems Thinking World Kumu e-Learning Environment.

STW KeLE Archetype Addiction

  • 5 years 10 months ago