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Data Analysis and Decision Making with Microsoft Excel / With CD-ROM - 99 edition

Data Analysis and Decision Making with Microsoft Excel / With CD-ROM (ISBN10: 0534261248; ISBN13: 9780534261245)
ISBN13: 978-0534261245
ISBN10: 0534261248

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0534368364
ISBN10: 0534368360

Summary: In response to the growing market trend in quantitative education, Albright, Winston, and Zappe's integrated business-statistics and management-science text presents core statistics and management-science methods in a modern, unified spreadsheet-oriented approach. With a focus on analyzing, not on techniques, the book covers business statistics with some essential managerial-science topics included. The example-based, Excel spreadsheet approach is useful in courses t morehat combine traditional statistics and management-science topics though can be easily used for a one-term business statistics only course. The modeling and application focus, together with the Excel spreadsheet add-ins, provides a complete learning source for both students and practicing managers.

  • Outstanding commercial Excel software add-ins are included for statistics, decision analysis, and simulation. Includes Palisade Corporations' Decision Tools Suite (@Risk, Precision Tree, Best Fit, DataPro {for Statistics}, and SolverTable).
  • Over 800 real data-based exercises and case studies are included.
  • More than 300 practical examples are included, from finance, marketing, and operations.
  • The book offers comprehensive coverage for two major subjects (business statistics and management science) in a unified manner. The text-features an example-based spreadsheet approach to data analysis and modeling, a unique and timely change for many instructors.
  • Spreadsheet simulations are used to demonstrate statistical concepts visually throughout the book.
  • A pragmatic approach to data analysis is used, with emphasis on only those aspects that will help make students more valuable employees. Each chapter features a decision-making framework with examples designed to help students learn to analyze data with an eye toward effective decision-making as the end result.
  • The book shows students how to translate real business problems-expressed in words-into spreadsheets that list the inputs and decision variables. The authors then relate these to outputs by means of appropriate formulas. less

Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Other Format
Publisher: Duxbury Press
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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