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Statistics for Management and Economics, Abbreviated Edition - With CD

Statistics for Management and Economics, Abbreviated Edition - With CD - 8th edition

Statistics for Management and Economics, Abbreviated Edition - With CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780324594270

ISBN10: 0324594275

Statistics for Management and Economics, Abbreviated Edition - With CD by Gerald Keller - ISBN 9780324594270
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
International: No
Statistics for Management and Economics, Abbreviated Edition - With CD by Gerald Keller - ISBN 9780324594270

ISBN13: 9780324594270

ISBN10: 0324594275

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 09

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Summary

STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS ABBREVIATED, 8e, emphasizes applications over calculation. It illustrates how vital statistical methods and tools are for today's managers--and teaches you how to apply them to real business problems. Using a proven three-step ''ICI'' approach to problem solving, the text teaches you how to IDENTIFY the correct statistical technique by focusing on the problem objective and data type; how to COMPUTE the statistics doing them by hand, using Excel�, or using MINITAB�; and how to INTERPRET results in the context of the problem. This unique approach enhances your comprehension and practical skills. The text's vast assortment of data-driven examples, exercises, and cases covers the various functional areas of business, demonstrating the statistical applications that marketing managers, financial analysts, accountants, economists, and others use. These comprehensive applications give you hands-on practice, while solid pedagogical elements make the material more accessible and easy to apply to your world. In addition, learning resources such as ThomsonNOW� and the Student Suite CD-ROM maximize study time to help you achieve the results you want. Completely up-to-date, the eighth edition offers comprehensive coverage, current examples, and Excel� 2007 and MINITAB 15� content.

Author Bio

Dr. Gerald Keller is Professor of Business at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he has taught statistics, management science, and operations management since 1974. He also has taught at the University of Toronto, the University of Miami, McMaster University, the University of Windsor, and the Beijing Institute of Science and Technology. Dr. Keller has consulted with banks on credit scoring and credit card fraud and has conducted market surveys for the Canadian government on energy conservation. The author of APPLIED STATISTICS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL, Dr. Keller has also been published in OMEGA, IIE TRANSACTIONS, DECISION SCIENCES, INFOR, ECONOMICS LETTERS, and ARCHIVES OF SURGERY.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. What Is Statistics?

PART 1: DESCRIPTIVE TECHNIQUES.

2. Graphical and Tabular Descriptive Techniques.

3. Art and Science of Graphical Presentations.

4. Numerical Descriptive Techniques.

5. Data Collection and Sampling.

PART 2: PROBABILITY.

6. Probability.

7. Random Variables and Discrete Probability Distributions.

8. Continuous Probability Distributions.

9. Sampling Distributions.

PART 3: INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL INFERENCE.

10. Introduction to Estimation.

11. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing.

PART 4: STATISTICAL INFERENCE: ONE AND TWO POPULATIONS.

12. Inference about One Population.

13. Inference about Two Populations.

PART 5: STATISTICAL INFERENCE: ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE AND CHI-SQUARED TESTS.

14. Analysis of Variance.

15. Chi-Squared Tests.

PART 6: REGRESSION.

16. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation.

17. Multiple Regression.

Appendix A: Data File Sample Statistics.

Appendix B: Tables.

Appendix C: Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Exercises.

Index.

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