Fixes That Fail Models

These models and simulations have been tagged “Fixes That Fail”.

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 We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fix

We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fixes that Fail structure that's operating. See also Archetypes.

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Based on a written description of why a dining hall was experiencing difficulties.
Based on a written description of why a dining hall was experiencing difficulties.
These models contrast traditional and lean approaches to customer demand.
These models contrast traditional and lean approaches to customer demand.
 As the tax rate goes up, notionally, drinking has to go down. But as they do, the incentive to generate illicit liquor and consume it increases. 
As the tax rate goes up, notionally, drinking has to go down. But as they do, the incentive to generate illicit liquor and consume it increases. 
 A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.  An element of Perspectives: The Foundation of Understanding and Insights for Effective Action. Register at  http://www.systemswiki.org/

A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.

An element of Perspectives: The Foundation of Understanding and Insights for Effective Action. Register at http://www.systemswiki.org/

Market-led Sustainability is  a 'Fix-that-Fails'. It is illustraited in this graph in a very simplified manner. Likely market-led initiatives would be: investment in renewables, electric cars and the development of long-term battery storage as a back-up means to renewable energy. However, all of the
Market-led Sustainability is  a 'Fix-that-Fails'. It is illustraited in this graph in a very simplified manner. Likely market-led initiatives would be: investment in renewables, electric cars and the development of long-term battery storage as a back-up means to renewable energy. However, all of these lead to undesirable consequences that involve environmental and economic costs that will finally make the whole enterprise fail.
 A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.     An element of The Perspectives Project at  Fixes that Fail Archetype  at SystemsWiki.org
A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.

An element of The Perspectives Project at Fixes that Fail Archetype at SystemsWiki.org
These models contrast traditional and lean approaches to customer demand.
These models contrast traditional and lean approaches to customer demand.
 A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.  An element of Perspectives: The Foundation of Understanding and Insights for Effective Action. Register at  http://www.systemswiki.org/

A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.

An element of Perspectives: The Foundation of Understanding and Insights for Effective Action. Register at http://www.systemswiki.org/

 We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fix

We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fixes that Fail structure that's operating.

 We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fix

We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fixes that Fail structure that's operating.

 We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fix

We often set out to solve a problem or accomplish some particular result and things seem to go as planned. As time progresses it seems that progress becomes more and more difficult, if not impossible, and things may actually become worse than when we started. When this happens it is typically a Fixes that Fail structure that's operating.

 A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.     If you find these contributions meaningful your  sponsorship  would be greatly appreciated.
A Fixes that Fail structure is one where the applied fix makes things better for a while and then things go awry.

If you find these contributions meaningful your sponsorship would be greatly appreciated.
 As the tax rate goes up, notionally, drinking has to go down. But as they do, the incentive to generate illicit liquor and consume it increases. 
As the tax rate goes up, notionally, drinking has to go down. But as they do, the incentive to generate illicit liquor and consume it increases.