paradigm shift

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paradigm shift

A decay or collapse in a paradigm that occurs when new data accumulate, and either partially invalidate the previously-accepted theory–paradigm, or are completely at odds with the paradigm. See Central dogma.
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"When you have a paradigm change - as happened in 2008 with the financial crisis - all the models were wrong.
In such a paradigm change, it is expected that an increasing number of brands capable of targeting niche-orientated consumers will start to emerge over 2015-2020, adopting environmental- and social-orientated causes to appeal to consumers to support and keep buying their brands.
Yet, we are running headfirst into a paradigm change that is going to require something much more sophisticated.
RVC President Mike Mastroianni says the program represents a "paradigm change" because most people look at community colleges as two-year institutions.
"The cautious diplomatic stance of the older leading members of the royal family is being replaced by an impulsive policy of intervention," said the 1-1/2 page memo, which was titled, "Saudi Arabia--Sunni regional power torn between foreign policy paradigm change and domestic policy consolidation."
"We are witnessing a paradigm change, an unchecked slide into an era in which the scale of global forced displacement as well as the response required is now clearly dwarfing anything seen before," said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres.
Social media in career services was experienced as (a) a means for delivering information, (b) a medium for 1-to-l communication, (c) an interactive working space, and (d) an impetus for paradigm change and reform.
"It is a paradigm change." Oculus did not disclose the planned pricing for Rift, which will come with an Xbox controller due to an alliance with console maker Microsoft.
Moreover he stated that the PTI would also continue its journey towards paradigm change with the cooperation of change-wishers people of the province.
FAO would not propose this paradigm change if it did not have "proof of application" that it actually works for farmers.
GEMU Sumondo[R] represents the long-awaited paradigm change to Single-Use design: From manual systems to automation-capable and controllable plants for faultless operation and continual documentation by the plant monitoring system.