With The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics, instructors can help students develop a working knowledge of data production and interpretation in a business and economics context, giving them the practical tools they need to make data-informed, real-world business decisions from the first day of class. With its expanded, dedicated version of LaunchPad, the text more than ever is a seamlessly integrated print/online resource, putting powerful statistical tools and interactive learning features in students’ hands.
Modern businesses have to deal with a mass of data. What do these data tell us, and how can we use inferences from the data to make better business decisions? The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics is designed to answer these questions by discussin data production and interpretation at the start of the book.
STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS is a comprehensive textbook on Statistics that caters to the needs of students doing a course of any level in the subject. As consumers and future managers, students are introduced to a range of data collection and analysis methods that enable them to evaluate such data and analyse them to reach well informed decisions in various business settings. The thorough and exhaustive text, supplemented by a large number of solved examples, provides a firm grounding in the basics of Statistics. The step-by-step explanations and the logical progression of subject topics go a long way in simplifying the various concepts, methods and problem-solving processes comprising the subject. The book exposes the entire subject matter in a manner that aids easy comprehension and the basic learning of the subject even by those who have not studied it earlier. A large number of questions and exercises at the end of each chapter provide ample scope for practice and application of methods discussed in the book. Solutions to problems are provided in the CD that accompanies the book. The book is useful for students of management, economics and commerce, in which Statistics is a core paper in almost all universities. It is also useful for those preparing for various competitive exams.
ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, Revised, 6th Edition introduces sound statistical methodology to students with real-world examples, proven approaches, and hands-on exercises that build the foundation they need to analyze and solve business problems quantitatively. Complete with the author’s signature problem-scenario approach and reader-friendly writing style, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS has been streamlined to focus on core topics, and updated with new case problems, applications, and self-test exercises to help student’s master key formulas and apply statistical methods to realistic business scenarios. The Student Essential Site PAC (Printed Access Card) that comes with the new book includes: Case Files, Example Files, Problem Files, Tutorials, Solvertable, Palisade DecisionTools (StatTools), Excel Tutorial. Optional, comprehensive support for the text includes CengageNow, the integrated online student learning and course management system that helps students and instructors make the most out of the course. Also available are the optional chapter appendices, which deliver in-depth coverage of a popular statistical software program, and can be integrated with the text. Choose from Excel 2010, Minitab 16, PrecisionTree 2010, and StatTools 2010. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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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.
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.