Schedule is the tool or instrument used to collect data from the respondents during an interview. It serves as an instrument to structure and organize the interview process effectively.
The questionnaire is a method of primary data collection that comprises different sets of questions to get information from the respondents for the problem identified by the researcher. It is an orderly arrangement of questions that helps in generating the required primary data which can then be analysed and interpreted to solve a research problem.
Data collection is done to gather information about the topic being studied by the researcher. It is a process of finding appropriate sources of information and effectively consolidating that information to arrive at a specific solution.
The scope of business research refers to the extent and boundaries within which research activities are conducted in the field of business. It includes the range of topics, methodologies, and objectives that researchers explore to gain insights and knowledge about various aspects of the business world.
The nature of research is systematic and objective. This process aims to answer questions, test hypotheses, and contribute to the existing body of knowledge.