What is exploratory research? research methodology

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What is exploratory research? research methodology

In this tutorial, we will try to learn the following topics;

  1. What is exploratory research?
  2. What are examples of exploratory research?
  3. What is the purpose of exploratory research?
  4. How the researcher can get information for better exploratory research?
  5. What are the methods of exploratory research?

What is exploratory research?

A small amount of information is available about the topic but if you want to explore it in details for better understanding of the problem and its solution.

What are examples of exploratory research?

A mobile network company explores the mobile user data for better understanding of the results of the different call packages that which call package is most successful among all packages.

What is the purpose of exploratory research?

  • To refine and understand the problem
  • To know the basic facts
  • To generate a new idea
  • To develop the theories

How the researcher can get information for better exploratory research?

The researcher can use the difference information resources for better exploratory research. Some of these are;

  • Case studies
  • Pilot studies
  • Surveys
  • Secondary data analysis
  • Reviews
  • Focus Groups

What are the methods of exploratory research?

  1. Primary research
  2. Secondary research
  3. Hybrid Research
1. Primary research

The focus of primary research is to get the initial data from a group of peoples.

2. Secondary research

The focus of secondary research is to synthesize and refine the primary research data.

3. Hybrid Research

Hybrid Research is a combination of primary and secondary research.

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What is exploratory research? research methodology

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