What is the difference between ‘basic’ research and ‘applied’ research? Give example for each; try to link your examples to problems that you observe in an organization.
There are different ways to classify of research, e.g.,
-experimental and theoretical research,
-laboratory and field research,
-quantitative (numerical) and qualitative (descriptive) research,
-basic and applied research.
There is a pretty obvious difference between basic research and applied research. Applied research objective is to address and answer a real world problem. On contrary, basic research is to explore fundamental bases of behavior, without any regard of whether these bases are suitable or exploited for real world problems. Basic research objective is to explain, predict, and describe fundamental …
Here we explain difference between basic and applied research with some examples.