Differences and Similarities Between Descriptive and Prescriptive Strategies

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Differences and similarities between prescriptive and descriptive strategies
Similarities
There is a strong similarity to descriptive and prescriptive strategies. As the definition reads; descriptive: “what is usually done” or prescriptive: “what can be done most realistically” could end up being the same outcome on many occasions. The definitions even make sense when put together. What is usually done is most likely what can be done most realistically. However, when studied in more depth, these strategies have their differences.
Differences
The descriptive strategy is done based on past evidence. It is something that has been most likely done in the past. Unlike the descriptive strategy, the prescriptive strategy takes other
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What has been done before may not be able to be done because of these constantly changing principles. In my opinion, I would say

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