Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions

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Thomson Learning, 2002 - Business & Economics - 682 pages
This comprehensive text, now in its fifth edition, teaches the reader how to apply the most widely used statistical methods in business. The book gives you the how, what, where, when and why of numbers and statistics.The book has twenty-five chapters divided into seven study areas. Each chapter focuses on a selection of techniques, illustrated with examples from business, marketing, economics, accounting, finance, and public administration.This is viewed as the clearest, most accurate and comprehensive book available in the field of quantitative methods. Now in line with the latest Excel developments, the book should cover the syllabus for a quantitative methods course, at least the first two years of a business related degree course, and serve as a core text for professional examinations, and MBA courses.

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About the author (2002)

Jon Curwin is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Central England Business School and has taught quantitative methods on a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Roger Slater is Head of the Faculty Resources Centre for the Faculty of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Central England, UK, and has been involved in teaching and examining quatitative topics for over 30 years.

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