polylemma

polylemma

(ˌpɒlɪˈlɛmə)
n
(Logic) logic a debate forcing a choice between contradictory positions

polylemma

a multiple dilemma or one with many equally unacceptable alternatives; a difficult predicament.
See also: Logic
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A key focus of the research effort in Aachen is to resolve what engineering scientists in the technology cluster refer to as "the polylemma of production.
The other dimension of the polylemma is whether to plan all production processes in advance using models to describe the production system and simulate its behavior or to "value" the self-organizing capabilities of the production system and trust, for instance, in the skills of employees.
The polylemma aims to provide support in resolving exactly this type of question.