Definition of Incrementalism

1. Noun. Any method of achieving a goal by means of a series of gradual increments, or small steps. ¹



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Definition of Incrementalism

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incrementalism

incremable
incremate
incremated
incremates
incremating
incremation
incremations
incremence
increment
incremental
incremental backup
incremental cost
incremental energy costs
incremental lines
incremental lines of von Ebner
incrementalism (current term)
incrementalisms
incrementalist
incrementalists
incrementality
incrementally
incrementation
incremented
incrementing
increments
increpation
increpations
increscent
increscents
increst

Literary usage of Incrementalism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. U.S. Middle East Policy and the Peace Process by Henry Siegman (1997)
"THE END OF incrementalism The Oslo process has broken down because the parties no longer see the process as serving their interests. ..."

2. Education and Capitalism: How Overcoming Our Fear of Markets and Economics by Herbert J. Walberg (2003)
"First, incrementalism runs counter to the successful strategy of ... Second, incrementalism encourages the public to confuse pilot programs with real tests ..."

3. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"The perfectly rational actor model has been modified greatly to introduce such concepts as "bounded rationality," "satisficing," and "incrementalism" ..."

4. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon (1986)
"... (2) the strategy of incrementalism; (3) the strategy of sequential decision making; (4) consensus politics—ie, deciding on the basis of what enough ..."

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