Classic, yet contemporary. Theoretical, yet applied. Statistics for Business and Economics, Eleventh Edition, gives you the best of both worlds. Using a rich array of applications from a variety of industries, McClave/Sincich/Benson clearly demonstrates how to use statistics effectively in a business environment.
The book focuses on developing statistical thinking so the reader can better assess the credibility and value of inferences made from data. As consumers and future producers of statistical inferences, readers are introduced to a wide variety of data collection and analysis techniques to help them evaluate data and make informed business decisions. As with previous editions, this revision offers an abundance of applications with many new and updated exercises that draw on real business situations and recent economic events. The authors assume a background of basic algebra.
A new edition of an advanced undergraduate level text intended for students with a non-calculus background. Presents statistical theory and principles in the context of real business situations to encourage practical problem-solving. Also covers some of the technological tools available, including EXCEL, SPSS, SAS, or Minitab. MacIntosh or Windows data disk includes learning objectives, thinking challenges, concept presentation slides, and worked examples. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.