Statistics for Business Economics

Author: David R. Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305856790
Release Date: 2016-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Statistics for Business Economics

Author: David Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133274537
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The authors bring more than twenty-five years of unmatched experience to this text, along with sound statistical methodology, a proven problem-scenario approach, and meaningful applications that clearly demonstrate how statistical information informs decisions in the business world. Thoroughly updated, the text’s more than 350 real business examples, cases, and memorable exercises present the latest statistical data and business information with unwavering accuracy. And, to give you the most relevant text you can get for your course, you select the topics you want, including coverage of popular commercial statistical software programs like Minitab 16 and Excel 2010, along with StatTools and other leading Excel 2010 statistical add-ins. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: David Ray Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 9781408018101
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Commercial statistics

This volume provides solid methodological development in the area of statistics for business and economics. The development of each technique is presented in an application setting, with statistical results providing insights and solutions to problems.

Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: David R. Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337114172
Release Date: 2017-03-14
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel

Author: David Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285433301
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

MODERN BUSINESS STATISTICS, 5E allows students to gain a strong conceptual understanding of statistics with a balance of real-world applications and a focus on the integrated strengths of Microsoft Excel 2013. To ensure student understanding, this best-selling, comprehensive text carefully discusses and clearly develops each statistical technique in a solid application setting. Microsoft Excel 2013 instruction, which is integrated in each chapter, plays an integral part in strengthening this edition’s applications orientation. Immediately after each easy-to-follow presentation of a statistical procedure, a subsection discusses how to use Excel to perform the procedure. This integrated approach emphasizes the applications of Excel while focusing on the statistical methodology. Step-by-step instructions and screen captures further clarify student learning. A wealth of timely business examples, proven methods, and additional exercises throughout this edition demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to contemporary business problems. High-quality problems noted for their unwavering accuracy and the authors’ signature problem-scenario approach clearly show how to apply statistical methods to practical business situations. New case problems and self-tests allow students to challenge their personal understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Quantitative Methods for Business

Author: David R. Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305480568
Release Date: 2015-01-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Written with the non-mathematician in mind, QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR BUSINESS, 13E by award-winning authors Anderson, Sweeney, Williams, Camm, Cochran, Fry, and Ohlmann equips your students with a strong conceptual understanding of the critical role that quantitative methods play in today's decision-making process. This applications-oriented text clearly introduces current quantitative methods, how they work, and how savvy decision makers can most effectively apply and interpret data. A strong managerial orientation motivates learning by weaving relevant, real-world examples throughout. The authors' hallmark Problem-Scenario Approach helps readers understand and apply mathematical concepts and techniques. The 13th Edition includes a more holistic description of how variable activity times affect the probability of a project meeting a deadline. In addition, numerous all-new Q.M. in Action vignettes, homework problems, and end-of-chapter cases are included. 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

Author: Gerald Keller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337093453
Release Date: 2017-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Demonstrate how statistical methods are vital for today's managers and economists as you teach students how to apply these tools to real business problems with STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS, 11E. This best-selling business and economic statistics text emphasizes applications over calculations using a unique three-step "ICI" approach to problem solving. Students IDENTIFY the correct statistical technique by focusing on the problem objective and data type; then COMPUTE the statistics (by hand, using Excel 2016, or using XLSTAT Excel add-in); and ultimately INTERPRET results in the context of the problem. Readers examine functional areas of business as data-driven examples, more than 2400 exercises, and 32 cases demonstrate how marketing managers, financial analysts, accountants, and economists use statistical applications. Many exercises feature returns on 40 stocks. Students can download 1100 data sets, online appendixes and Data Analysis Plus from the book's website.

The Statistical Sleuth A Course in Methods of Data Analysis

Author: Fred Ramsey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133490678
Release Date: 2012-05-02
Genre: Mathematics

THE STATISTICAL SLEUTH: A COURSE IN METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS, Third Edition offers an appealing treatment of general statistical methods that takes full advantage of the computer, both as a computational and an analytical tool. The material is independent of any specific software package, and prominently treats modeling and interpretation in a way that goes beyond routine patterns. The book focuses on a serious analysis of real case studies, strategies and tools of modern statistical data analysis, the interplay of statistics and scientific learning, and the communication of results. With interesting examples, real data, and a variety of exercise types (conceptual, computational, and data problems), the authors get students excited about statistics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Economics of Inequality Discrimination Poverty and Mobility

Author: Robert Rycroft
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765628213
Release Date: 2009-07-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Thoroughly classroom tested, this introductory-level text surveys what economists have to say about inequality (or income and wealth distribution), poverty, mobility - both intragenerational (within careers), and intergenerational (between generations) - and discrimination (on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, gender, and many other factors) in the United States. This text brings the undergraduate treatment of these issues up-to-date, featuring detailed, but not mathematical, examination of the economic theory underlying the analysis. There is a greater emphasis on mobility, on wealth accumulation, distribution and inheritance, and on discrimination law than in other texts. The author provides full and fair treatment of competing sides in several of the controversial issues in the field, written in such a way that instructors can use the text material to motivate a variety of classroom discussions. An Instructor's Manual featuring solutions to the end-of-chapter questions is available online to adoptors.

Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: James T. McClave
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134189888
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Statistics for Business and Economics, Twelfth Edition, meets today's business students with a balance of clarity and rigor, and applications incorporated from a diverse range of industries. This classic text covers a wide variety of data collection and analysis techniques with these goals in mind: developing statistical thinking, learning to assess the credibility and value of inferences made from data, and making informed business decisions. The Twelfth Edition has been updated with real, current data in many of the exercises, examples, and applications. Exercises draw on actual business situations and recent economic events so that students can test their knowledge throughout the course. Statistics in Action case studies open each chapter with a recent, controversial, or high-profile business issue, motivating students to critically evaluate the findings and think through the statistical issues involved. A continued emphasis on ethics highlights the importance of ethical behavior in collecting, interpreting, and reporting on data.

Quantitative Methods

Author: Jon Curwin
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1844809056
Release Date: 2007-08-31
Genre: Commercial statistics

This book has been written specifically to support shorter courses in statistics and quantitative methods, and aims to make accessible to students what is commonly perceived to be a very difficult subject. It provides revision for basic mathematical numerical skills, examines some simple statistical techniques, and introduces some basic quantitative modelling techniques. Each chapter is written in such a way as to be complete in its own right and approximately match a week of the study programme – students will be able to pick up this book at any point and make sense of the topic being covered.Key to this book is its excellent pedagogy. Learning objectives and outcomes are provided at the start and end of chapters; many worked examples are included throughout the chapters, with first-rate explanations; and numerous end-of-chapter questions are provided, with excellent accompanying answers. The result is an accessible, user-friendly, worked example-oriented guide to quantitative methods for students in many disciplines who may only ever need to take one course in the subject.