Tragedy of the Commons Issues LO26901

From: Bill Harris (
Date: 06/28/01

Replying to LO26876 --

"Rol Fessenden" <>, you scared me. You wrote:

> TOC happens in the natural world all the time. TOC occurs when the
> feedback loops that inform individual behavior do not adequately account
> for large-scale societal outcomes.

Goldratt's Theory of Constraints is a generic large-scale creator of poor
societal outcomes?

Oops. Acronym overloading. Half :-)


[Host's Note: I was worried about this...
 - TOC as "Theory of Constraints", Goldratt...
 - TOC as "Tragedy of the Commons", this subject of this thread.


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