Statistics for Business is meant as a textbook for students in business, computer science, bioengineering, environmental technology, and mathematics. In recent years, business statistics is used widely for decision making in business endeavours. It emphasizes statistical applications, statistical model building, and determining the manual solution methods. Special Features: This text is prepared based on "self-taught" method. For most of the methods, the required algorithm is clearly explained using flow-charting methodology. More than 200 solved problems provided. More than 175 end-of-chapter exercises with answers are provided. This allows teachers ample flexibility in adopting the textbook to their individual class plans. This textbook is meant to for beginners and advanced learners as a text in Statistics for Business or Applied Statistics for undergraduate and graduate students.
Score higher in your business statistics course? Easy. Business statistics is a common course for business majors and MBA candidates. It examines common data sets and the proper way to use such information when conducting research and producing informational reports such as profit and loss statements, customer satisfaction surveys, and peer comparisons. Business Statistics For Dummies tracks to a typical business statistics course offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provides clear, practical explanations of business statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that shows you how these concepts apply to the world of global business and economics. Shows you how to use statistical data to get an informed and unbiased picture of the market Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning Helps you score your highest in your Business Statistics course If you're studying business at the university level or you're a professional looking for a desk reference on this complicated topic, Business Statistics For Dummies has you covered.
Statistical analysis is essential to business decision-making and management, but the underlying theory of data collection, organization and analysis is one of the most challenging topics for business students and practitioners. This user-friendly text and CD-ROM package will help you to develop strong skills in presenting and interpreting statistical information in a business or management environment. Based entirely on using Microsoft Excel rather than more complicated applications, it includes a clear guide to using Excel with the key functions employed in the book, a glossary of terms and equations, plus a section specifically for those readers who feel rusty in basic maths. Each chapter has worked examples and explanations to illustrate the use of statistics in real life scenarios, with databases for the worked examples, cases and answers on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Drawing from the authors’ unmatched experience as professors and consultants, STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 13E delivers sound statistical methodology, a proven problem-scenario approach, and meaningful applications that clearly demonstrate how statistical information informs decisions in actual business practice. Completely up to date, more than 350 real business examples, 33 cases, and hands-on exercises present the latest statistical data and business information with unwavering accuracy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Richard N. Landers|
|Release Date||: 2018-10-18|
|ISBN 10||: 1526417529|
|Pages||: 496 pages|
A clear and concise introduction to statistics for business and management students, demonstrating how important statistics are in the business decision-making process and covering everything from conducting a survey and collecting data, to summarizing statistical data, and presenting findings. Each chapter features a real-world business situation and accompanying dataset, the reader is then encouraged to identify the correct statistical concept in the chapter and solve the problem outlined. Offering students a chance to use the newly learned theory in a practical way. New to the second edition: A “Review of Essential Mathematics” prologue, featuring tests and further links to help students refresh their knowledge of the core mathematical concepts used to calculate basic statistics. Updated screenshots on using IBM SPSS and Excel. A “Statistics in the Real World” feature included at the end of each chapter, demonstrating how statistics are applied in real-world business settings and research, accompanied by reflective questions. Updated case studies, examples and diagrams, illustrating key points and helping to reinforce learning. The book is accompanied by free online resources including step-by-step video tutorials on how to use Excel and IBM SPSS, datasets and worked solutions, an Instructors’ Manual, Testbank, and PowerPoint presentation slides for lecturers. Essential reading for business students wanting to know how to use statistics in a business setting.
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.
Designed for a one-semester course, Applied Statistics for Business and Economics offers students in business and the social sciences an effective introduction to some of the most basic and powerful techniques available for understanding their world. Numerous interesting and important examples reflect real-life situations, stimulating students to think realistically in tackling these problems. Calculations can be performed using any standard spreadsheet package. To help with the examples, the author offers both actual and hypothetical databases on his website http://iwu.edu/~bleekley The text explores ways to describe data and the relationships found in data. It covers basic probability tools, Bayes’ theorem, sampling, estimation, and confidence intervals. The text also discusses hypothesis testing for one and two samples, contingency tables, goodness-of-fit, analysis of variance, and population variances. In addition, the author develops the concepts behind the linear relationship between two numeric variables (simple regression) as well as the potentially nonlinear relationships among more than two variables (multiple regression). The final chapter introduces classical time-series analysis and how it applies to business and economics. This text provides a practical understanding of the value of statistics in the real world. After reading the book, students will be able to summarize data in insightful ways using charts, graphs, and summary statistics as well as make inferences from samples, especially about relationships.
Introductory Business Statistics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the one-semester statistics course for business, economics, and related majors. Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical business examples, scenarios, and exercises. The result is a meaningful understanding of the discipline, which will serve students in their business careers and real-world experiences.
|Author||: David R. Anderson,Dennis J. Sweeney,Thomas A. Williams,Jeffrey D. Camm,James J. Cochran|
|Publisher||: Nelson Education|
|Release Date||: 2014-02-24|
|ISBN 10||: 1285969626|
|Pages||: 752 pages|
Trust the market-leading ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 7th Edition to give you a foundation in statistics and an edge in today’s competitive business world. The author’s signature problem-scenario approach and reader-friendly writing style combine with proven methodologies, hands-on exercises, and real-world examples to take you deep into realistic business problems and help you solve them from an intelligent, quantitative perspective. Streamlined to focus on core topics, this new edition has been updated with new case problems, applications, and self-test exercises to help you master key formulas and apply the statistical methods you learn. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Linda Herkenhoff,John Fogli|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2013-11-26|
|ISBN 10||: 1461484235|
|Pages||: 417 pages|
Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Excel is the first book to illustrate the capabilities of Microsoft Excel to teach applied statistics effectively. It is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical statistical problems in industry. If understanding statistics isn’t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in statistics courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. However, Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management capitalizes on these improvements by teaching students and practitioners how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and workplace. Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand business problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions.
For one- and two-semester courses in introductory business statistics. Understand Business. Understand Data. The 3rd Edition of Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis emphasizes an application-based approach, in which readers learn how to work with data to make decisions. In this contemporary presentation of business statistics, readers learn how to approach business decisions through a 4M Analytics decision making strategy—motivation, method, mechanics and message—to better understand how a business context motivates the statistical process and how the results inform a course of action. Each chapter includes hints on using Excel, Minitab Express, and JMP for calculations, pointing the reader in the right direction to get started with analysis of data. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab™ Statistics from Pearson is the world’s leading online resource for teaching and learning statistics; it integrates interactive homework, assessment, and media in a flexible, easy-to-use format. MyLab Statistics is a course management system that helps individual students succeed. It provides engaging experiences that personalize, stimulate, and measure learning for each student. Tools are embedded to make it easy to integrate statistical software into the course. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134763734 / 9780134763736 Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis, Student Value Edition Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText - Access Card Package, 3/e Package consists of: 0134497260 / 9780134497266 Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis, Student Value Edition 0134748646 / 9780134748641 MyLab Statistics for Business Stats with Pearson eText - Standalone Access Card - for Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis