Research Methods and Statistics for Business

Author: Robert N. Lussier

Publisher: Waveland PressInc


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 468

View: 152

Summary: "Research Methods and Statistics for Business ... includes 30 research designs and 30 bivariate and multivariate statistical tests, taking students through a step-by-step process to select the appropriate statistical method. The authorʼs approach effectively integrates research and statistics, beginning with research methodology and then guiding students through the process of conducting their own statistical research, from the initial process of selecting the research topic through the finished research paper."--Waveland website, viewed 10th June, 2011.

Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Robert B. Burns

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 613

Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS provides a simple, easy to follow, and non-mathematical approach to understanding and using quantitative methods and statistics. It is solidly grounded in the context of business and management research, enabling students to appreciate the practical applications of the techniques and procedures explained. The book is comprehensive in its coverage, including discussion of the business context, statistical analysis of data, survey methods, and reporting and presenting research. A companion website also contains four extra chapters for the more advanced student, along with PowerPoint slides for lecturers, and additional questions and exercises.

Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators

A Practical Guide

Author: Masami Nishishiba

Publisher: SAGE Publications


Category: Political Science

Page: 392

View: 122

Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-read, core text that thoroughly prepares readers to apply research methods and data analysis to the professional environments of public and non-profit administration. The authors expertly incorporate original case examples to demonstrate concepts using “real actors,” facing specific scenarios, in which research methods must be applied. This unique approach—presented in language accessible to both students new to research as well as current practitioners—guides the reader in fully understanding the research options detailed throughout the text.

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

Author: N. Balakrishnan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Mathematics

Page: 711

View: 479

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

Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS

Statistics, Research methods

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews


Category: Education

Page: 19

View: 734

Facts101 is your complete guide to Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book 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.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics

An Integrated Introduction for Psychology

Author: Gary W. Heiman

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 779

View: 226

This text successfully integrates statistics and research methods, by placing statistics in the context of research to help students grasp both topics more clearly. Discussions include all major descriptive and experimental methods, as well as primary and secondary statistical procedures.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: S Alexander Haslam

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Psychology

Page: 544

View: 184

The second edition of Haslam and McGarty's best-selling textbook, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, provides students with a highly readable and comprehensive introduction to conducting research in psychology. The book guides readers through the range of choices involved in design, analysis, and presentation and is supplemented by a range of practical learning features both inside the book and online. These draw on the authors' extensive experience as frontline researchers, and provide step-by-step guides to quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this text encourages deep engagement with its subject matter and is designed to inspire students to feel passionate for the research process as a whole. This second edition offers: A comprehensive guide to the process of conducting psychological research from the ground up — covering multiple methodologies, experimental and survey design, data analysis, ethics, and report writing An extensive range of quantitative methods together with detailed step-by-step guides to running analyses using SPSS Extended coverage of qualitative methods ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: thought-provoking examples of issues raised by contemporary society and research An extensive range of additional learning aids in the textbook to help reinforce learning and revision A host of on-line resources for instructors and students available on publication at Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Research Methods in Business

Author: R. Nandagopal

Publisher: Excel Books India



Page: 209

View: 862

Conducting research and analysis is becoming an important skill for students of management. It is very important that they understand research methods and business statistics. This book provides the readers with several examples, solved problems and cases to illustrate the concepts.

A Step-by-Step Introduction to Statistics for Business

Author: Richard N Landers

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 473

A concise 'need-to-know' introduction to the essentials of statistics for business and management students with real-world examples and step-by-step tutorials for both Excel and SPSS to enhance and consolidate learning.