Research is critical in various development endeavors. Economic development requires determining what factors affect market forces and business environment, including laws that may either block or boost investments. Organizational development likewise entails identifying what policies are either beneficial or detrimental to achieving institutional goals. Personal development also involves finding useful public and private resources that may help an individual improve his/her skills and knowledge. Attaining development is challenging, and doing research allows stakeholders to gain necessary information and insights as they pursue set targets.
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