Why Systems FailThere are reasons all systems and groups fail eventually. Why everything has an end. The main reason with systems and policy holders like Governments is that they will eventually no longer serve the needs of their people. It becomes unnecessary and restrictive instead of enabling its populace. There are several key causes of these failures, at least I see them as such.
The first is when the system refuses or fails to evolve to a new environment. This is not as much a problem with Governments where the people force them to evolve with the times, however it does still affect them from time to time. It is more prevalent with smaller systems like businesses or Xbox Live clans. The environment is always changing. Situations rise and fall. Technologies are ushered in and become obsolete. What may have served a populace or the system itself well enough in the past will not serve it as well or at all in the present and future. Ultra conservative systems will find themselves ill-equipped to dea