||Applied research is the research which is generally conducted to solve the problem of the organization setting.
||Fundamental research is the research which is generally conducted to develop some new theories.
||Applied research is more concerned with knowledge that has immediate application and would be useful in making decisions and formulating policies.
||Fundamental research is concerned with the development, examination, verification and refinement of research methods, procedures ,techniques and tools that form the body of research methodology.
||Applied research is deductive in nature that means it keeps some theories as its base while conducting research.
||Fundamental research is inductive in nature that means it comes with new theory discoveries.
||Applied research is also called action research.
||Fundamental research is also called basic research or pure research.
||Applied research is quantitative in nature. The managers generally carry out applied research and it is used in day to day life.
||Fundamental research is qualitative in nature. The professors generally carry out fundamental research and it is used for future benefits.