Generally, a research is a quest for knowledge through experimentation, investigation and diligent search. It is aimed at discovery and interpretation of new knowledge or at resolving debatable existing knowledge. There are systematic procedures and methods for explorations, targeted at obtaining new knowledge. At the level of professional education, we have a pursuance for learning more and looking beyond what is written, and contributing a little to the field we plan to dedicate our lives to. The starting point of a research is to think of a good idea. Your research is as good as your idea.
The background expounds on the basic points of the introduction, often citing specific reasons why the project plan is a good one, based on historical data, projections of future needs and performance, and the current circumstances of the business. The background helps to build the case for how the project can meet the needs that have arisen due to past actions while also anticipating future needs and addressing them in a timely manner. For the most part, the background section will firmly establish that something must be done and pave the way for learning how that something can be accomplished.