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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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KARACHI -- As part of the prime minister's drive to reform the Federal Board of Revenue, the Customs Wing has undertaken one of its biggest-ever shakeups in order to meet the challenging revenue target and particularly to control the menace of smuggling.
The shakeup is particularly aimed at small firms and others which lack formal disciplinary procedures.
The surprise associated with the Freddie Mac shakeup appears to have given the original legislation--known as the Shays-Markey bill--new life, and it now seems likely to pass.
Short of legislation of this kind, however, the most important implication of the Freddie shakeup has been to resurrect the question of whether the GSEs pose systemic risk.
Toomey transferred to Air New Zealand from Australian carrier Qantas along with several other executives, who could also lose their positions under the shakeup according to The West Australian.
But if Loma Prieta's amplification traces instead to other factors, those factors might similarly intensify future San Francisco shakeups. And in either case, the areas still faces the danger of the unsteady sediments lurking beneath many of its structures.
The US Senate Banking Committee is facing a shakeup with many top incumbents set to retire.
"Of course we want to win the league, but we're desperate to be in the shakeup for the FAI Cup and the Setanta Cup final as well," said Kearney "We want people to view us as the best team in the country.
Solihull health chiefs recently announced that their bid to become a Care Trust had been rubber-stamped, prompting the biggest shakeup of services for the borough's disabled and needy for years.
Margaret Jackson, Qantas' chairwoman, stated that the shakeup would not affect the carrier's programme of deciding on fleet requirements and operating strategies, an announcement about which is expected at the end of the year according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
Global Banking News-August 15, 2014--Reserve Bank of India agrees with governor's plan for shakeup
However, Glasgow faces the biggest shakeup, with the city's 10 seats being cut to seven.
Global Banking News-June 4, 2013--Credit Suisse expecting more shakeups in private banking in Asia(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk