Systems archetypes are multi-loop, causal loop diagrams that represent behavior seen commonly in complex systems. They can be lenses through which to view systems more clearly. In the Escalation archetype, a perception of threat causes one party to take action that is then perceived as threatening by the other party. The parties keep trying to outdo one another in a reinforcing spiral of competition.
The full-color posters are professionally printed on cardstock and laminated, with metal grommets for easy hanging. The poster dimensions are 24 x 36 inches.