Problem

Planned degradation in product quality

Nature:
In order to improve profit margins, commercial enterprises may deliberately choose to gradually diminish the quality of a product whilst continuing to create the impression that it remains unchanged (or is even being improved).
Related Problems:
Planned obsolescence
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET