1. Research is a systematic inquiry to describe, explain, predict and control the observed
phenomenon. Researchinvolvesinductive and deductive methods (Babbie, 1998). Inductive
methods analyze the observed phenomenon and identify the general principles, structures, or
processes underlying the phenomenon observed; deductive methods verify the hypothesized
principles through observations. The purposes are different: one is to develop explanations, and
the other is to test the validity of theexplanations.
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2. Research may to define as systematic and objective analysis of controlled observations that
may lead to development of organizations, principles & possibility ultimate control of events.
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3. Research is systematic, controlled, empirical and critical investigation of hypothetical
propositions about the presumed relations among natural phenomena. Research is the pursuit of
truth with the help of study, observation, comparison and experiment; the search for knowledge
through objective and systematic method of finding solutions to a problem.(Kothari, 2006).
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