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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.

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Organizations relating to Failure

European Working Group on Psychosocial Aspects of Children with Chronic Renal Failure / London, UK / Est. 1971
Uniform Rules on Contract Clauses for an Agreed Sum Due Upon Failure of Performance / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1983
International Action for Social Defects Eradication / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors
International Symposium on Defects and Material Mechanisms

View all profiles (5 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Failure

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Mental depression
Inadequate health services
Misuse of spiritual authority for sexual purposes
Unemployment of educated older people
Defective human immune system
Defective land use planning
Electronic equipment failure
Inadequacy of contraceptive methods
Marital instability
Lack of response to monetary incentives
Breakdown in community security systems
Breakdown of local community cohesion
Educational wastage
Business bankruptcy
Inadequate national law enforcement
Violation of sacred sites
Failure to to observe contractual terms of payments
Structural failure
Social withdrawal of aged
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Anti-satellite arms race
Lack of folic acid in diet
Cease-fire violations
Dam failures
Shortage of military manpower

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
Addressing failure of programmes against problems
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

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