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Ripple Effects in Systems

Ripple Effects in Systems

Author: Craig Coletta

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand a change of behavior or components in one point of a system will cause changes throughout the system as whole

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Terms to Know

The degree of relatedness or mutual influence between a system's components and their behavior.

Negative Change

Movement of a system's performance towards reduced efficiency or capacity.

Positive Change

Movement of a system's performance towards greater efficiency or capacity.


A set of components whose behaviors affect one another, causing a sequence of related events leading towards an outcome.