What is Research ?
The word ‘research’ perhaps originates from the old French word recerchier that meant to ‘search again’. Research is a systematic inquiry to describe, explain, predict and control the observed phenomenon. Research involves inductive and deductive methods (Babbie, 1998).
1. Search for knowledge.
2. Any systematic investigation with an open mind to establish noble facts.
- Solve new or existing problems, prove new ideas or develop new theories.