This study focuses on applied research as a service to a client with a problem that research can help solve. Because applied research has a definite purpose, there is usually a time constraint, a deadline by which the work must be completed, as well as a limit on the resources the client has available or is willing to use.
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Also of Interest from Westview Press -- Preface -- Introduction -- Planning Applied Research -- Effects of Resource Availability on Applied Research -- Orientation and Focus of Projects: Researchable Problems, Hypotheses, and Objectives -- Conducting Applied Research -- Experimental Data Collection -- Non-Experimental Data Collection -- Data Utilization — What Does It All Mean? -- An Applied Research Project Proposal