structural (adjective, struc-tur-al, \ ˈstrʌktʃərəl \) alteration (noun, al-ter-a-tion, \ˌɒːltəˈreɪʃən \)
Definition: is the process of fundamentally modifying or changing the composition, framework, or structure of a company’s premises, building, or system, with the end goal being the creation of a substantially different entity. An organization can decide to perform a structural alteration due to a change that occurred in its internal or external environment, or as a part of its business growth strategy granted it possesses the resources necessary to complete this process without disrupting the organization’s core activities.
In a Sentence:
- We’ve decided to implement a structural alteration and redesign the first two floors of our building to use them as a warehouse for our products.
- Due to the structural alteration of our service providing system, all employees will have to undergo training courses.
- Honestly, I don’t think repainting our office walls counts as a structural alteration. The scope of the introduced change isn’t big enough to be treated as such.
Synonyms and related words: structural transformation, structural adjustment, alteration, alteration cost, material alteration