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shakeup

A very large or drastic reorganization of the management or administration within a company, agency, department, etc., especially resulting in the dismissal of people from their posts or employment. Sometimes hyphenated. Many feared that the shake-up would result in the department no longer being as effective as it once had been. This company needs a major shakeup if it is going to stay afloat in today's economy.

shake-up

n. a reorganization. After a shake-up like the one we’ve just been through, everybody’s a little upset.
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But the Government has a responsibility to ensure that the rises ( without harking back in too much detail to previous local government finance shake-ups ( are fair and without political favour.
The high street chain unveiled one of the biggest shake-ups in their history yesterday in a bid to boost flagging sales.
But Kerr is under intense pressure to block a wave of proposed health shake-ups across Scotland.
The high street chain yesterday unveiled one of the biggest shake-ups in its history in a bid to boost flagging profits.
The company could then be broken up in one of the biggest media shake-ups Scotland has seen.
The event, known as the Taurus Cluster, because the planets meet in the starsign of Taurus, will spell major crunch time for lots of us - a period of shake-ups and break-ups.
But it will also mean the end of the road for some of Talk Back's long-standing contributors who are also understood to be axed in the shake-up.
One of the biggest shake-ups will be seen in Bangor, and is blamed on the number of nonregistered voters there.
The combination of Sainsbury's and Asda - the second and third biggest players in the UK - will spark one of the biggest shake-ups in the supermarket sector since Morrisons took over Safeway 14 years ago.
Three restaurant chains - Prezzo, Byron and Jamie's Italian - have announced shake-ups in recent weeks and plan to close a wave of outlets.
Sereno also dismissed the reported spat as a "common phenomenon," adding that many institutions in the country experienced shake-ups.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is also the defence minister, is believed to be behind various recent shake-ups in the country.
By CELLESTINE OLILOIt took them three games and two squad shake-ups but eleven-time champions Tusker eventually claimed their first win of the 2018 Kenyan Premier League after beating Nzoia Sugar 2-1 at their Ruaraka home ground on Saturday.It was a triumphant success for the former champions, who are enduring a bad start to the season for the second consecutive year, one that saw assistant coach Francis Baraza banished from the touchline by his employers in previous games thereby leaving Ugandan Sam Timbe to do the job alone.
"Cabinet shake-ups are not desirable," Chahed said.
So I'm not surprised Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has finally agreed to come and see the impact of his threatened hospital shake-ups in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.