Flexibility (glossary)

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The system's ability to restructure itself in response to external changes or pressures. (Woods 2006)

Sources

Woods, David D. 2006. "Essential Characteristics of Resilience," In Resilience Engineering: Concepts and Precepts, edited by E. Hollnagel, Woods, David D., and Leveson, Nancy. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publlishing Limited.

Discussion

This is a key term in the context of resilience.

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