Applied Business Statistics: Methods and Excel-Based Applications

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Juta and Company Ltd, Apr 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 625 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

Setting the Statistical Scene
2
DataTypes Sources and Methods of Collection
17
Exploratory Data Analysis
38
Summarising Data Pivot Tables and Graphs
63
Location Measures
93
Descriptive Statistics Dispersion and Skewness Measures
120
Probability and Sampling
146
Probability Distributions
171
ChiSquared Hypotheses Tests
338
Comparing Multiple Population Means
382
Statistical Models for Forecasting and Planning
406
Measuring Business Activity
456
A Forecasting Tool
491
Interest Annuities and NPV
530
Appendices
563
Exercise Answers
571

Sampling and Sampling Distributions
211
Making Statistical Inferences
231
Hypotheses Tests Single Population Means and Proportions
255
Hypotheses Tests Comparison Between Two Populations
297
List of Key Formulae
608
Index
615
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Trevor Wegner is a statistical consultant and a former lecturer of marketing research and management science at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of Quantitative Methods for Marketing Decisions.

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