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A model that attempts to describe standards of behavior of a man/machine system; the “what ought to be.” Normative models identify feasible and desirable configurations of the system to serve as goals or norms. For a decision problem, such a model specifies logically consistent decision procedures that indicate how an individual should decide. Normative models are often based on an axiomatic foundation. Decision problem; Descriptive model; Mathematical model; Prescriptive model.