September 19, 2019

What are the different types of Research?

Basic research (fundamental or pure research) Driven by scientific curiosity or interest in a scientific question. The main motivation is to expand knowledge, not to create or invent something. No obvious commercial value to such discoveries. Objective of the research is to provide models and theories regarding some phenomenon. Examples: How did the universe begin? […]

What is the broad classification of Research?

Qualitative research: Dealing with phenomena that are difficult or impossible to quantify mathematically such as beliefs, attributes, values etc. Aims to gather in depth understanding of human behaviour and the reasons that govern such behaviours. Quantitative research Systematic empirical investigation of any phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques. The objective is to develop and […]

What is a General Research Process

Selecting the research topic Narrow down the potential ones among the available issues in the particular area of research. Research problem should be neither too long or too narrow. Topic should be clearly defined and understood. Selecting a suitable research topic requires knowledge and time. Defining the research problem Clear and precise definition. All aspects […]

Difference between Research and Business Research

Research Systematic, rigorous investigation of a situation or problem in order to generate new knowledge or validate existing knowledge. It is organised, systematic data based scientific inquiry, or investigation into a specific problem undertaken with the purpose of finding answers or solutions to it. Business Research Systematic, objective planning, collection and analysis of data relevant […]