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Normative development refer to developmental changes that characterize most or all members of a species; typical patterns of development.

Normative developmental task of older adulthood is the achievement of ego integrity versus despair or disgust; according to Erikson; self -actualization (Maslow); reconciliation (Birren)

Normative history-graded influences are events experienced by most people in a culture at the same time.

Normative influence refers to conformity based on a person's desire to fulfill others' expectations, usually to gain acceptance; conformity motivated by a desire to win the approval of others or avoid their disapproval

Normative model of decision making refers to a theory of decision making and leadership developed by Victor Vroom that predicts the effectiveness of group-centered, consultative, and autocratic decisional procedures across a number of group settings.

Normative models of thinking are models that define ideal performance under ideal circumstances in making decisions or solving problems.

Normative social influence refers to the influence of other people that leads us to conform in order to be liked and accepted by them; this type of conformity results in public compliance with but not necessarily private acceptance of the group's beliefs and behaviors.

Norming stage refers to the third stage of the team process, in which teams establish roles and determine policies and procedures.

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