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Goal‐seeking behavior

A behavior mode in which the system moves towards an equilibrium or target condition. The flow that changes the stock value is typically modeled as a fraction of the difference between the equilibrium condition (or target) and the current condition. Therefore, the further the system is from the goal, the more it changes towards that goal and as it approaches the goal the increase or decrease slows. The corresponding structure is associated with negative feedback. See exponential behavior.