A vigorous reorganization, especially of the personnel or procedures of an organization. (noun)
Examples of word shake up
The rationale behind this forthcoming shakeup is that it will give Yahoo a more united front.
WALLACE: Let me ask you -- we're almost out of time, Governor -- I know the campaign doesn't like to use the word shakeup inside the Kerry campaign, but how else do you explain?
One would think this type of shakeup is better done right after an election, so that it’s not a wedge issue by the time people are running again.
The most significant change in the shakeup was the replacement of the interior minister, Habib el-Adly, who heads internal security forces and is widely despised by protesters for the brutality some officers have shown.
In making Friday's announcement, the network said the shakeup is the result of "a transition from a launch phase to a more long-term focus on business and creative strategy, development and execution."