Incrementalism FAQs:


Q: Is a Incrementalism also used as a synonym for Gradualism?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Incrementalism commonly employed in politics?

A: Yes, and engineering, software design, planning and industry.

Q: Is an Incrementalism often an important tactic for dealing reactively with small details?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Incrementalism a planning methodology normally found where a large strategic plan is either unnecessary or has failed to develop and for that reason it is often just called "muddling through"?

A: Yes, Incrementalism is the antithesis of intrusive central planning, which can create rigid work systems unable to deal with the actual problems faced at the grassroots level.

Q: Is an Incrementalism that work must be accomplished in one single push rather than through a process of continuous improvement?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Incrementalism a method of working by adding to a project using many small incremental changes instead of a few large jumps?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a Incrementalism for policy makers to avoid making changes before they really engaged and rationally thought through the issue?

A: Yes.