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Social or political gradualism.

in′cre·men′tal·ist adj. & n.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) political theory the theory, or implementation thereof, that change should be introduced gradually or by increments
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Each chapter deals with a dichotomy or dilemma in the field to expose key questions in governing: between public administration and public management, bureaucrats and service providers, neutrality and responsiveness to political pressures, fragmentation and strategy, simplicity and complexity in programs and implementation, rationality and routine in making decisions, autonomy and integration with the rest of society, rationality and incrementalism in funding public organizations, and authority and democracy in public institutions delivering policy and programs or prioritizing political and societal responsiveness.
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Incrementalism suggests that incremental annual changes in the budget are based on the previous year's budget, they take place across-the-board, and that there lacks an in depth consideration of priorities.
This urgency leads us to point fingers and to write off many of the solutions or policies proposed as incrementalism.
This incrementalism is also the norm at the employer or payer level within the system.
Likewise, pragmatic realism and incrementalism can militate against vision.
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While the progress offered by incrementalism may be modest, it would be immediate and easily demonstrable to sceptics.