“Research; the quest for in-depth knowledge and wisdom.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know when I’m doing.” ― Wernher von Braun
“Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” ― Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Without effective research, theories can never be proven and ideas can rarely be tested. Research is fundamental to effective management and politics. The best professionals have a well-developed sense of what and how to research—gathering information to prove a point. Use the following links to refine your research skills as you develop your professionalism.