Statistics for business and economics

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SouthWestern College Pub., 1999 - Business & Economics - 1028 pages
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With Anderson/Sweeney/Williams' market-leading STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 10e, you'll learn much more than simply how to solve statistical equations. You'll discover how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to business problems. Numerous actual examples, proven methods, and application exercises provide practical clarity to even complex concepts, while self-testing exercises allow you to assess your personal understanding. Maximize your study time and efficiently complete homework with this edition's innovative ThomsonNOWTM online learning system that creates a personalized study plan focusing on the statistical concepts you still need to master. A useful CD-ROM, available at no extra cost with each new text, provides data files to help you master key statistical software for success in today's classroom and tomorrow's business world.

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Contents

Data and Statistics
3
Data and Statistics 1
21
Tabular and Graphical Methods
23
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About the author (1999)

Dennis J. Sweeney is Professor of Quantitative Analysis and founder of the Center for Productivity Improvement at the University of Cincinnati. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he earned BS and BA degrees from Drake University, graduating summa cum laude. He received his MBA and DBA degrees from Indiana University, where he was an NDEA Fellow. Dr. Sweeney has worked in the management science group at Procter & Gamble and has been a visiting professor at Duke University. Professor Sweeney served five years as Head of the Department of Quantitative Analysis and four years as Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati. He has published more than 30 articles in the area of management science and statistics. The National Science Foundation, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Federated Department Stores, Kroger, and Cincinnati Gas & Electric have funded his research, which has been published in MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, OPERATIONS RESEARCH, MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, DECISION SCIENCES, and other journals. Professor Sweeney has coauthored ten textbooks in the areas of statistics, management science, linear programming, and production and operations management.