the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)
a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum
top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup
How To Use shake-up In A Sentence
- Indeed a shake-up was needed and voters have demanded one. Times, Sunday Times
- In a major shake-up of management, chief operations office becomes chief executive designate.
- In an internal Labour group document leaked to the Evening Press last year, it was claimed the Government-imposed shake-up of the council had caused divisions among party members.
- The paper calls for an urgent shake-up in the system for looking after the elderly.
- He went on to intimate that he was indeed contemplating a shake-up of the company.
- The shake-up aims to recast IBM as a federation of flexible and competing sub-sidiaries.
- A shake-up of vehicle excise duty could see the tax being split into two tiers. The Sun
- It marks the start of a top-level shake-up that should save £250,000 a year from 2007 onwards.
- He also called for a shake-up of restrictive working practices. The Sun
- Pirate radio was about to be superannuated by the BBC shake-up that would give rise to Radio One.