Nature or Hallmark of Social Research
Following are the feature or nature of social research:
Social research must be based on objective. Without objective the investigation is not consider as research. in a research problem must be address. Thus, the objectives of research are to find solution of research problem.
The finding of social research must be generalized to make understand by other people. It is the attribute of good research because the research which does not generalized the finding is not consider as scientific research.
Social research must be done in systematic way. Its process must be developed in logical way. The research must follow their steps in proper way to be a scientific research.
The finding of research must be verified. Its finding must be tested carefully.
Based on research finding there should be possibility of predicting the situation. Thus, good research must established cause and effect relation which is helpful for forecasting.
The finding of research must be applicable in real world. The good research’s finding should have applicability in this real world.
Another feature of good research is to provide information or finding in time. Delay fact may not be useful in application.
The good research must explore something new. The collection of existing fact is not considers as research.
The research must explain about why it is conduct. It should explain about correlation among variable used in research.