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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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It has become fashionable in America and Europe to point to a "lack of leadership," which underscores the extent to which an inherently complex paradigm change is straining traditional mindsets, processes, and governance systems.
Perhaps when sufficient EoACAyhistorical-distance' accumulates, the measure of paradigm change will come more sharply into focus.
The economic landscape of the UAE underwent a paradigm change in the last 10 years.
Clearly, consumer behavior has changed a lot, and society is undergoing a paradigm change with regard to transportation concepts and mobility behavior.
Jill Bennett, the Director of the National Institute for Experimental Arts, argued that art plays a central role in paradigm change and that the urgent need to rethink urban structures ecologically presents a moment where art may be a catalyst for forms of knowledge transfer.
However, there is vast agreement that health care reform's pharmacy provisions are good for pharmacy patient care, and set the stage for a historic paradigm change for pharmacy.
In something of a paradigm change, commercial disputes, including those with an international element, can now be resolved locally in Qatar instead of in the traditional venues of London, Paris or New York.
According to FedEx Chairman, President, and CEO Frederick Smith, the effort surpasses any project the company has ever done and is real a paradigm change in the LTL market--and may not have been possible a few years back without the advanced IT capabilities that enable FedEx Freight terminals to run more efficiently.
There was a paradigm change in the scientific interests of our nation as well as the interests of his students at Clemson University during the nineties that included both environmental issues and a revival in plant medicines.
The first shoots of paradigm change must evolve from political participation, starting from local constituencies.
Watkins (1999) criticizes Kuhn's paradigm change phase and describes it "independently of Kuhn" as the thesis of five paradigm changes.
lt;p>"Most every federal agency does have open source, but essentially it's a paradigm change," said Tom Rabon, executive vice president for corporate affairs at Red Hat, a key driving member along with Sun Microsystems in forming the organization.