Others Research: Field research, laboratory research, historical research etc. Research Methodology is a way to systematically solve the research problem. It may be understood as a science of studying how research is done scientifically, where we study the various steps or that are generally adopted by a researcher in studying the problem along with logic behind them.
A good research design charts out a detailed research plan of how the entire research will be conducted (Manheim, 1977). As highlighted in the below diagram on the research onion process, one of the key decisions is to choose the right methods such as the “quantitative “or the “qualitative” which influence the design choice (Saunders et al, 2007).