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.
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Preface Statistics is seldom the most eagerly anticipated course of a business student. It typically has the reputation of being a boring, complicated, and confusing mix of mathematical formulas and computers. Our goal in writing this casebook and the companion volume (Business Analysis Using Regression) was to change that impression by showing how statistics yields insights and answers interesting business questions. Rather than dwell on underlying formulas, we show how to use statistics to answer questions. Each case study begins with a business question and concludes with an answer to that question. Formulas appear only as needed to address the questions, and we focus on the insights into the problem provided by the mathematics. The mathematics serves a purpose. The material in this casebook is organized into 11 "classes" of related case studies that develop a single, key idea of statistics. The analysis of data using statistics is seldom very straightforward, and each analysis has many nuances. Part of the appeal of statistics is this richness, this blending of substantive theories and mathematics. For newcomers, however, this blend is too rich, and they are easily overwhelmed and unable to sort out the important ideas from nuances. Although later cases in these notes suggest this complexity, we do not begin that way.
Empowering management students with statistical decision-making skills, this text instructs on how to become active participants where statistical findings are reported. Descriptions are provided of the vast role that statistics play in fields such as marketing, finance, human resources, production, and logistics. Rather than being a passive observer, this guide educates the meaning behind the numbers that allow those in business situations to be informed members of the decision-making process.
Organized by topic and region, explains how to find statistical information about companies, markets, and industries on the Internet; how to organize and present statistics; and how to determine their authenticity.