Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management

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Author: Teresa Bradley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470850795

Category: Mathematics

Page: 674

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Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management assumes no prior knowledge of statistics. It will also be highly relevant for the statistics component of courses in quantitative methods. The style of the book is similar to that of the highly successful Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business by Teresa Bradley and Paul Patton, with many worked examples integrated throughout. Emphasis is placed on verbalising concepts, problems and results of statistical analysis. This will help students learn how to start a problem, complete the calculations, and report the results in a way that makes sense to a non-statistician. Each concept is introduced with a brief but plausible explanation followed by Worked Examples. The Worked Examples will provide students with the necessary practice that they need in order to succeed at the subject. Emphasis is also placed on ?learning through doing? problems. Excel is used to encourage students in doing problems and to enhance understanding (with links to datasets online). Minitab printouts are also included in the text. Skills Development Exercises with brief solutions are included within the chapters, and Progress Exercises on theory and applications are provided at the end of each chapter. Solutions to all the worked examples and progress exercises are available as an appendix. Web-based supplementary materials will be provided for lecturers adopting the text, including additonal exercises and solutions, excel datasets and exercises, powerpoint slides with key formula, figures and tables. Students can access an online glossary and weblinks.

Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management

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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467282405

Category: Education

Page: 51

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management. In this book, you will learn topics such as Regression and Correlation: Introduction, Probability, Introduction to Probability Distributions, and Sampling Distributions for Means and Proportions plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business

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Author: Teresa Bradley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118358295

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 688

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Containing numerous worked examples and exercises, this text aims to help students improve their understanding of key concepts and to develop stronger mathematical skills.

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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews,Teresa Bradley

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781428850354

Category: Education

Page: 200

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Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, Revised

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Author: David Anderson,Dennis Sweeney,Thomas Williams

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111533849

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

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ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, Revised, 6th Edition introduces sound statistical methodology to students with real-world examples, proven approaches, and hands-on exercises that build the foundation they need to analyze and solve business problems quantitatively. Complete with the author’s signature problem-scenario approach and reader-friendly writing style, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS has been streamlined to focus on core topics, and updated with new case problems, applications, and self-test exercises to help student’s master key formulas and apply statistical methods to realistic business scenarios. The Student Essential Site PAC (Printed Access Card) that comes with the new book includes: Case Files, Example Files, Problem Files, Tutorials, Solvertable, Palisade DecisionTools (StatTools), Excel Tutorial. Optional, comprehensive support for the text includes CengageNow, the integrated online student learning and course management system that helps students and instructors make the most out of the course. Also available are the optional chapter appendices, which deliver in-depth coverage of a popular statistical software program, and can be integrated with the text. Choose from Excel 2010, Minitab 16, PrecisionTree 2010, and StatTools 2010. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics

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Author: David R. Anderson,Dennis J. Sweeney,Thomas A. Williams,Jeffrey D. Camm,James J. Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337114170

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 752

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Trust the market-leading ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 8E to introduce sound statistical methodology using real-world examples, proven approaches, and hands-on exercises that build the foundation readers need to analyze and solve business problems quantitatively. This edition gives readers the foundation in statistics needed for an edge in today's competitive business world. The authors’ signature problem-scenario approach and reader-friendly writing style combines with proven methodologies, hands-on exercises, and real examples to take readers deep into today’s actual business problems. Readers learn how to solve problems from an intelligent, quantitative perspective. Streamlined to focus on core topics, this new edition provides the latest updates with new case problems, applications, and self-test exercises to help readers master key formulas and apply statistical methods as they learn them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics for Management and Economics + XLSTAT Bind-in

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Author: Gerald Keller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337093459

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 992

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Discover how statistical methods and tools are vital for today's managers as you learn how to apply these tools to real business problems. STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS, 11E emphasizes applications over calculation using a proven three-step ICI approach to problem solving. Readers learn how to IDENTIFY the correct statistical technique by focusing on the problem objective and data type; how to COMPUTE the statistics by hand or using Excel or XLSTAT; and how to INTERPRET results in the context of the problem. Extensive data-driven examples, exercises, and cases address the functional areas of business and demonstrate how marketing managers, financial analysts, accountants, and economists rely on statistical applications. Engaging cases focus on climate change and the relationship between payroll and wins in professional sports, while dozens of exercises feature the returns on 40 stocks, which are used to develop the market model and portfolio diversification. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics for Management and Economics

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Author: Gerald Keller,Brian Warrack

Publisher: Thomson

ISBN: 9780534391652

Category:

Page: 1050

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STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS is the worldwide best selling business statistics text. It is currently being used at hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the world. This text teaches students how to apply statistics to real business problems through the authors' unique three-step approach to problem solving. Students learn to IDENTIFY the right technique by focusing on the relationship between the problem and data type. They then learn to COMPUTE the answer either by hand, using Excel, or using MINITAB. Finally, they INTERPRET the results in the context of the problem. This approach enhances student comprehension as well as practical skills, and offers maximum flexibility to instructors wishing to teach concepts by hand or with the computer, or by using both hand and computer methods.

Statistics for Business

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Author: Derek L. Waller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134505000

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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Statistics for Business explains the fundamentals of statistical analysis in a lucid, pragmatic way. A thorough knowledge of statistics is essential for decision making in all corners of business and management. By collecting, organizing and analyzing statistical data you can express what you know, benchmark your current situation, and estimate future outcomes. Based entirely on Microsoft Excel, this book covers a spectrum of statistic fundamentals from basic principles, to probability, sampling, hypothesis testing, forecasting, statistical process control and six-sigma management. This second edition is packed with features to aid understanding and help ensure that every aspect of your knowledge of statistics is applicable to practice, including: Icebreakers introducing each chapter that relate statistics to the real world, drawn from management and hospitality situations Detailed worked examples in each chapter Over 140 case-exercises complete with objective, situation, requirements, and answers A complete glossary of key terminology and formulas, mathematical relationships, and Excel relationships and functions A brand new companion website containing slides, worked-out-solutions to the case-exercises, and a test bank With a clear and accessible style this book makes statistics easier to understand. It is ideal for business, management, tourism and hospitality students who want to learn how to apply statistics to the real world.

Essential Quantitative Methods

For Business, Management and Finance

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Author: Les Oakshott

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137518561

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

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The new edition of this accessible textbook provides ideal introductory coverage of quantitative methods. It offers real world business examples and case studies to illustrate problem-solving in empirical situations. Student learning is comprehensively supported by extensive online resources.

The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics

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Author: David S. Moore,George P. McCabe,Layth C. Alwan,Bruce A. Craig

Publisher: W. H. Freeman

ISBN: 9781464125645

Category: Mathematics

Page: 976

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With The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics, instructors can help students develop a working knowledge of data production and interpretation in a business and economics context, giving them the practical tools they need to make data-informed, real-world business decisions from the first day of class. With its expanded, dedicated version of LaunchPad, the text more than ever is a seamlessly integrated print/online resource, putting powerful statistical tools and interactive learning features in students’ hands.

Methods and Applications of Statistics in Business, Finance, and Management Science

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Author: N. Balakrishnan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470405104

Category: Mathematics

Page: 711

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Inspired by the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition (ESS2e), this volume presents a concise, well-rounded focus on the statistical concepts and applications that are essential for understanding gathered data in the study of business, finance, and management science. The book successfully upholds the goals of ESS2e by combining both previously-published and newly developed contributions written by over 100 leading academics, researchers, and practitioner in a comprehensive, approachable format. The result is a succinct reference that unveils modern, cutting-edge approaches to acquiring and analyzing data across diverse subject areas within these three disciplines, including risk management, mathematical finance, economics, supply chain management, derivative pricing, and resource allocation. In addition, techniques related to survey methodology, computational statistics, and operations research are discussed, where applicable. Topics of coverage include: Logistics Decision analysis Optimization Simulation Forecasting Mathematical modeling Data mining

Statistics for Business and Economics

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Author: Stuart Strother,Orlando Griego

Publisher: Cognella Academic Pub

ISBN: 9781609277314

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 318

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"Statistics for Business and Economics" is designed to show readers how to become producers of statistical analysis, which will help them make decisions and become better consumers of information. This text explores essential statistical techniques, including data collection, simple graphic and numeric statistical procedures, probability, hypothesis testing, and regression. The authors use real-world data throughout the book to give students a realistic appreciation of the value of data analysis in today's marketplace. Each chapter includes a summary of terms and chapter exercises that encourage students to think critically about the concepts presented in the chapter. This text is ideal for instructors looking for a simple and concise approach to teaching introductory business and economics statistics courses. Stuart C. Strother, PhD, is professor of economics at Azusa Pacific University. Prior to academia, he worked in telecommunications and was in the U.S. Army. His research and writing focuses on urban economic development, and international business in China. Professor Strother earned his doctorate in Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville in 2004 and his Master of Business Administration degree at Indiana Wesleyan University in 2000. Orlando Griego, PhD, is a professor, former Air Force officer, and previous Associate Dean at Azusa Pacific University. He has co-authored two books on SPSS and publishes in the area of management, research design, and organizational development. Professor Griego earned his doctorate in Human Resource Development at Colorado State University in 1997 and his MS in Human Resource Management, Golden Gate University in 1985.

Principles of Applied Statistics

An Integrated Approach Using MINITAB and Excel

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Author: Michael C. Fleming,Joseph G. Nellis

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781861525864

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 474

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This guide examines the principles of statistical data, probability, regression and correlation analysis, forecasting and time-series analysis, emphasizing their practical applications.

Quantitative Methods

for Business, Management and Finance

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Author: Louise Swift,Sally Piff

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113733794X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 728

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Businesses are built on numbers; in any organization the ability to use and interpret quantitative methods is vital to maintaining a competitive edge. Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to the subject, painlessly leading you from fundamental principles to more advanced applications. It is an essential text for undergraduate students of business, management and finance, as well as for those on MBA and postgraduate courses. Each topic is explained in a clear, friendly style, and accompanied by examples, exercises and activities, making the text ideal for self-tuition. This highly successful learning-by-doing approach, coupled with the book's clear structure, make the understanding of essential mathematical skills achievable - and even enjoyable! Key benefits: • From basics to business modelling: maths revision through to probability, statistics and more, all in one text • Suitable for all maths backgrounds – an optional introductory part teaches mathematical essentials from scratch • Refreshingly non-technical writing style – user-friendly and engaging, avoiding excessive theory • Practical guidance on using IBM SPSS and Microsoft Excel • Brand new 'Moving on...' feature with integrated web and book activities for Business Modelling chapters, relating theory to the real world The companion website offers lecturers a testbank, PowerPoint slides, and assessment solutions. Students will find multiple choice practice questions, data sets, and extra exercises. LOUISE SWIFT taught quantitative methods to students of business, management and finance for over ten years at the University of East Anglia, UK, where she now works as a statistician. SALLY PIFF is Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, UK.

Essential Statistical Concepts for the Quality Professional

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Author: D. H. Stamatis

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439894574

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 510

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The essence of any root cause analysis in our modern quality thinking is to go beyond the actual problem. This means not only do we have to fix the problem at hand but we also have to identify why the failure occurred and what was the opportunity to apply the appropriate knowledge to avoid the problem in the future. Essential Statistical Concepts for the Quality Professional offers a new non-technical statistical approach to quality for effective improvement and productivity by focusing on very specific and fundamental methodologies and tools for the future. Written by an expert with more than 30 years of experience in management, quality training, and consulting, the book examines the fundamentals of statistical understanding, and by doing so demonstrates the importance of using statistics in the decision making process. The author points out pitfalls to keep in mind when undertaking an experiment for improvement and explains how to use statistics in improvement endeavors. He discusses data interpretation, common tests and confidence intervals, and how to plan experiments for improvement. The book expands the notion of experimentation by dealing with mathematical models such as regression to optimize the improvement and understand the relationship between several factors. It emphasizes the need for sampling and introduces specific techniques to make sure accuracy and precision of the data is appropriate and applicable for the study at hand. The author’s approach is somewhat new and unique; however, he details tools and methodologies that can be used to evaluate the system for prevention. These tools and methodologies focus on structured, repeatable processes that can be instrumental in finding real, fixable causes of the human errors and equipment failures that lead to quality issues.

Statistics for Business and Financial Economics

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Author: Cheng F. Lee,John C. Lee,Alice C. Lee

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810234850

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1077

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This text integrates various statistical techniques with concepts from business, economics and finance, and demonstrates the power of statistical methods in the real world of business. This edition places more emphasis on finance, economics and accounting concepts with updated sample data.

Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

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Author: Cheng-Few Lee,John Lee

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387771175

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1716

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Quantitative finance is a combination of economics, accounting, statistics, econometrics, mathematics, stochastic process, and computer science and technology. Increasingly, the tools of financial analysis are being applied to assess, monitor, and mitigate risk, especially in the context of globalization, market volatility, and economic crisis. This two-volume handbook, comprised of over 100 chapters, is the most comprehensive resource in the field to date, integrating the most current theory, methodology, policy, and practical applications. Showcasing contributions from an international array of experts, the Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management is unparalleled in the breadth and depth of its coverage. Volume 1 presents an overview of quantitative finance and risk management research, covering the essential theories, policies, and empirical methodologies used in the field. Chapters provide in-depth discussion of portfolio theory and investment analysis. Volume 2 covers options and option pricing theory and risk management. Volume 3 presents a wide variety of models and analytical tools. Throughout, the handbook offers illustrative case examples, worked equations, and extensive references; additional features include chapter abstracts, keywords, and author and subject indices. From "arbitrage" to "yield spreads," the Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management will serve as an essential resource for academics, educators, students, policymakers, and practitioners.

Fundamentals of Business Statistics

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Author: David Ray Anderson,Dennis J.. Sweeney,Thomas Arthur Williams

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111221278

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 672

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Trust the latest version of this market-leading essentials text to introduce sound statistical methodology in a proven applications setting. FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS STATISTICS, 6e, International Edition includes all of the strengths of the best-selling parent text, with a streamlined focus on the core topics and a concise presentation that is easy for students to follow.This reader-friendly introduction to business statistics offers a wealth of real-world examples, proven methods, and application exercises that clearly demonstrate how statistics can inform decisions and suggest solutions to contemporary business problems. The authors' signature problem-scenario approach and numerous exercises in every chapter show students how to apply statistical methods in practical business situations. In addition, the Sixth Edition includes new case problems, methods, applications, and self-test exercises to help students' master key formulas and apply their knowledge.Optional updated chapter appendices highlight Excel® 2007 and Minitab® 15 popular commercial software, giving you the choice of integrating or omitting computer coverage in your course. This edition's concise approach and comprehensive support package, now including CengageNOW course management system, provides everything you need for an effective statistics course that prepares students for the essentials of statistics success in business today.