discontinuous change

 Completely rethinking the way things are done in an organization.
 ► “Discontinuous change threatens authority because it’s the idea that the best way to go about doing something may not be the way it’s currently done. . . . ” (Across the Board, Nov./Dec. 1993, p. 51)

American business jargon. 2014.

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