incrementalist

in·cre·men·tal·ism

 (ĭn′krə-mĕn′tl-ĭz′əm)
n.
Social or political gradualism.

in′cre·men′tal·ist adj. & n.

incrementalist

(ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəlɪst) political theory
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who or an organization which holds to or implements incrementalism
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or pertaining to the theory of incrementalism
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"Many banks in the Middle East today tend to approach digital transformation with what can best be described as a patchwork, incrementalist approach," said Godfrey Sullivan, managing director & partner at BCG Middle East.
As chair, Dietzen was seen as an incrementalist and consensus builder.
The awakening Democratic presidential primary, with 14 declared candidates and at least nine possible more, amounts to a stark choice over the party's future: left or center, identity-issue minded or pluralist, radical or incrementalist. In fact, we haven't seen Left battle lines so dramatically etched for more than half a century, since 1967 and 1968, under the dual weights of a disastrous foreign war and a rising new generation determined for change.
From a certain vantage point, the complex of interests served by the de facto mismanagement of America's urban crime problem is vast: for-profit prisons come to mind, but also the nonprofit industrial complexes selling nominally therapeutic modalities that promote incrementalist concepts like rehabilitation.
But [the Green New Deal] is in tension with their economic and policy ideology, their donor bases, or the gradualist, incrementalist ways in which they're used to doing politics, which you see now really contrasted with people like Ocasio-Cortez."
"I think we're different," said Putz, "in that our focus isn't about trying to be incrementalist. We like to break news, of course, but our goal isn't to have the latest tidbit five minutes before somebody else.
At the risk of piling on an overly baroque series of adjectives, the most defensible form of libertarianism is incrementalist anarcho-capitalism.
Or the age's dissenters could be more incrementalist, asking that constitutional law's accommodation of the administrative state go this far and no further, while trying to start discussions and win arguments about the scope and division of public authority.
Their attempt to fast-track marriage rights to the Supreme Court proved less effective, however, than the incrementalist approach of the Roundtable.
David Robinson's piece in this publication decrying the incrementalist nature of the recently released provincial multi-modal transportation study.
Rabinovich faults him for not "taking bold initiatives and sweeping the country with the vision of a young prime minister representing a new era in Israeli politics." At that time, "he was cautious by nature, and incrementalist. As a political leader he lacked confidence and experience."