Problem

Unpreparedness


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Unreadiness
Undeveloped forward plan
Undeveloped future plan
Inadequate foresight capacity
Lack of lookout capacity
Inability to anticipate future development
Surprise-free policy-making
Improvidence
Claim:

History is full of examples of managed systems that have come to grief through an inability to understand or respond appropriately to surprises, notably in relation to natural disasters (floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, epidemics). Yet failures of this kind are now more dangerous than ever before, since the margin of acceptable error in managing the Earth and its resources is rapidly disappearing.

 

Broader Problems:
Inadequacy
Aggravates:
Vulnerability
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
02.01.2018 – 16:58 CET