Adjust delays, especially to address oscillations.

Delays define oscillations, but also contribute to finding dynamic equilibrium or collapse. Delays matter versus the rate of change in the stockā€”but changing delay is often harder than changing the rate of change. Adjusting the change rate can offset the negative impact of delay.rM3

  1. Donella H. Meadows and Diana Wright, Thinking in Systems: A Primer (White River Junction, Vt: Chelsea Green Pub, 2008). (See notes.)