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Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Failure

European Working Group on Psychosocial Aspects of Children with Chronic Renal Failure / Est. 1971
ESF Network on Topological Defects
Uniform Rules on Contract Clauses for an Agreed Sum Due Upon Failure of Performance / Est. 1983
International Action for Social Defects Eradication
Commission internationale des défauts de fonderie
International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors
International Symposium on Defects and Material Mechanisms

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World Problems relating to Failure

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Loss of cultural heritage
Hearing defects
Social withdrawal of aged
Memory defects
Mental depression
Structural failure of opposition groups
Unreliability of computer software
Inadequate emergency services
Inadequate community policing
Night blindness
Crop failures
Silence about historical situations
Mechanical failure
Electrical power failure
Social breakdown
Unsafe sex
Structural failure
Failure to to observe contractual terms of payments
Sexual impotence of men

Action Strategies relating to Failure

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Supporting people with genetic defects
Studying genetic defects and diseases
Researching respiratory distress syndrome
Acknowledging failure
Predicting crop failures
Predicting monsoon failure
Averting symbol system failure
Predicting ground failures
Monitoring birth defects
Monitoring failure of materials
Treating mental breakdown
Preventing electronic equipment failure
Averting technological failures
Monitoring genetic defects
Addressing failure to include local populations in solutions to problems
Recovering failed countries
Studying marriage breakdown
Studying social breakdown
Minimizing developmental disabilities
Addressing government failure to mobilize support against problems
Supplying emergency breakdown repairs
Understanding genetic errors
Monitoring contraceptive failure
Recording landslip disasters
Integrating knowledge to empower humanity to act on problems

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