incrementalism

/ɪnkrəˈmɛntəlɪzəm/ (say inkruh'mentuhlizuhm), /ɪŋ-/ (say ing-)

noun
a strategy for achieving a plan or goal by progressing in small stages, each stage being an achievement in its own right.
incrementalist, adjective, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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