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Black's latest outstanding pedagogy of Business Statistics includes the use of extra problems called "Demonstration Problems" to provide additional insight and explanation to working problems, and presents concepts, topics, formulas, and application in a manner that is palatable to a vast audience and minimizes the use of "scary" formulas. Every chapter opens up with a vignette called a "Decision Dilemma" about real companies, data, and business issues. Solutions to these dilemmas are presented as a feature called "Decision Dilemma Solved." In this edition all cases and "Decision Dilemmas" are updated and revised and 1/3 have been replaced for currency. There is also a significant number of additional problems and an extremely competitive collection of databases (containing real data) on: international stock markets, consumer food, international labor, financial, energy, agribusiness, 12-year gasoline, manufacturing, and hospital.
Featuring an intuitive approach to statistics, this book uniquely fills a gap in the current literature by presenting a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental statistics concepts with in the fields of business and economics. The author maintains clear and insightful explanations of the core concepts and techniques in statistics without relying on mathematical rigor including equations and theorems. Maintaining a concise exposition with minimal distractions, the book follows a comprehensive trajectory within each chapter by providing clear explanations to the key concepts. This approach is intentional so that readers to learn in a linear fashion to better understand the core concepts. The book features a brief summary of the key elements at the end of each chapter in order to reinforce the presented concepts and uses running examples throughout so that the same example is referenced to illustrate a variety of concepts. Mathematical formulae and notation is delegated to technical appendices at the end of each chapter, and a glossary of terms is also provided. Topical coverage includes: statistics, data, and statistical thinking; descriptive statistics; probability; probability distributions; sampling distributions; confidence intervals; hypotheses tests; design of experiments and analysis of variance; simple linear regression; model building; time series and forecasting; and nonparametric statistics.
Practical Business Statistics, Seventh Edition, provides a conceptual, realistic, and matter-of-fact approach to managerial statistics that carefully maintains, but does not overemphasize mathematical correctness. The book provides deep understanding of how to learn from data and how to deal with uncertainty while promoting the use of practical computer applications. This valuable, accessible approach teaches present and future managers how to use and understand statistics without an overdose of technical detail, enabling them to better understand the concepts at hand and to interpret results. The text uses excellent examples with real world data relating to business sector functional areas such as finance, accounting, and marketing. Written in an engaging style, this timely revision is class-tested and designed to help students gain a solid understanding of fundamental statistical principles without bogging them down with excess mathematical details. Provides users with a conceptual, realistic, and matter-of-fact approach to managerial statistics Offers an accessible approach to teach present and future managers how to use and understand statistics without an overdose of technical detail, enabling them to better understand concepts and to interpret results Features updated examples and graphics (200+ figures) to illustrate important applied uses and current business trends Includes robust ancillary instructional materials such as an instructor’s manual, lecture slides, and data files to save you time when preparing for class
This Book Has Been Written In Such A Way That The Study Of Statistics Is Made Interesting And It Has Been Oriented Towards Application Of Statistical Techniques To A Variety Of Real Life Problems. Most Of The Existing Books Discuss Application Of Statistical Techniques To Problems Such As Height And Weight, Ages Of Husband And Wife, Etc. There Is Hardly Any Book Which Is Contextually Relevant For Teaching Statistics At The Undergraduate Level. An Attempt Has Been Made In This Book To Bridge This Gap.Authors Have Introduced Varied Real Life Examples By Including A Large Number Of Solved Examples To Illustrate How Statistical Techniques Can Actually Be Applied To A Wide Variety Of Real Life Problems. Many Illustrations Have Been Drawn From Various University Examinations Also. In Addition, To Provide An Opportunity Of Students To Gain More Skills To Apply The Concepts, Large Number Of Problems Have Been Included At The End Of Each Chapter. The Book Contains Fifteen Chapters And The Concepts Have Been Discussed In A Simple Language. The Book Is Meant For Undergraduate Students Of All Indian Universities. It Will Also Serve As A Text For The Professional Examinations, Including Ca And Costing.
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.
Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293521) was previously published as Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470911082). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. The fun and easy way to get down to business with statistics Stymied by statistics? No fear? this friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show you how these concepts apply to your everyday life. Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with probability, guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals, set up and carry out a hypothesis test, compute statistical formulas, and more. Tracks to a typical first semester statistics course Updated examples resonate with today's students Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocol Packed with practical advice and real-world problems, Statistics For Dummies gives you everything you need to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance.
Packed with key definitions, concepts, and equations, our Business Statistics guide covers how to read and use data to make clear business decisions. This essential reference tool is written and organized for quick access to critical points allowing students and professionals to increase grades and sharpen skills of collecting, organizing, and summarizing data for business.
Business Statistics and Accounting: Made Simple focuses on the principles, approaches, and operations involved in business statistics and accounting, including book-keeping, value added tax, cash and credit, and trial balance. The book first takes a look at basic numerical knowledge, introduction to business statistics, and classification and tabulation. Discussions focus on frequency distributions, discrete and continuous variables, approximation and error, simple mathematical symbols, importance of business calculations, calculating percentages of quantities, and powers and roots. The text then elaborates on time series, pictorial representation of statistical data, graphs, and mean, median, and mode. The manuscript examines the nature and purpose of accounting, double-entry book-keeping to the trial balance level, books of original entry, value added tax, and accounting to the trial balance, with books of original entry. Topics include original entries for petty cash, original entries for the payment of money, double entries for cash and credit transactions, and extracting a trial balance. The publication is a dependable reference for students and researchers interested in business statistics and accounting.