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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Principally, the paradigm shift in Pakistan's electoral politics should come after five years with the completion of the government's term.
And the burden of Weigel's book Evangelical Catholicism was to argue for a paradigm shift of sorts in understanding the church's mission: Even if some of his proposed reforms were silly, like making English the working language of the Vatican, he certainly did not attempt to downplay the shift in perspective he was advocating.
The paradigm shift for corporations, as suggested by Mr.
ICAEW underlined that while the accounting profession is already adapting to this new technology, the profession needs to anticipate a paradigm shift. "Machines can already take over a lot of process and compliance work, for example, and they will start to offer insights, analysis and new services like fraud detection," said Gillon.
Paradigm shift has become a popular word and a simple Google search generated close to 7 million entries, much more than that for another popular term "disruptive innovation", (3 million entries).
Yet, any actual paradigm shift, according to Kuhn, must be preceded by a sense of maturity on the part of the people.
Numerous phenothiazines were developed (evolution) followed by six nonphenothiazine classes (paradigm shift).
If a new paradigm appears during a crisis, a scientific revolution takes place: Scientists are prepared to embrace a new framework; the old paradigm is eventually replaced, and a paradigm shift transpired.
GUJARAT chief minister Narendra Modi on Monday said there was a paradigm shift taking place in the Indian polity.
The idea came from the revolution and the inability to represent this major event or paradigm shift. Yet we could not deny that there is a real connection between those 18 days and the impulse to create art.
This article calls for a paradigm shift in ICA policies that moves away from a focus on the facilitation of adoption, which does not respond to the needs of families and communities, to one that includes prevention.