Devising Research Inquiries: An Interdisciplinary-Strategic Approach

  • Alen Badal Independent researcher, Modesto, USA
Keywords: Interdisciplinary, research, research questions, mixed-methods, qualitative, quantitative, strategic management


At the core of a successful research is the inquiry process to attain knowledge about the problem, to address the overarching research question and any subcomponents. Research methodology processes take form in numerous ways, such as, but not limited to, question-based, archive analysis and observation, among others. Queries illuminate the path to reaching a level of core understanding, as a result of assimilating the results of the inquiry process, either by way of research questions and/or review of documents and observations. The intent of this article is to highlight a strategic approach to devising research inquiries from an interdisciplinary perspective.


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