Change system goals to change its trajector.

System goals will often see the system growing indefinitely toward its interests, barring the intervention of balancing feedback loop. Changing the goal can correct its trajectory. While components are usually weak leverage points, the right components can sometimes by replaced to adjust the goals. Goals are related to the system’s stocks.rM3

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