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    Theory is very important in all fields of study. Thus, a vivid understanding of theory is essential in order for the scholar to make wise and valuable decisions which can influence processes and systems in our world today.

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    A theory can be defined as an organized body of concepts and principles intended to explain a certain phenomenon. Basically, it is discovering a new way of thinking. There are a number of uses of theory in qualitative research. For instance, the researcher may generate a theory as the final outcome of a study or it can be established at the beginning of a study in order to offer a perspective for understanding and evaluating research questions.

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    This solution of 313 words will provide you with a better understanding of what constitutes a theory and how it is important regardless of the field of study you are involved with.