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Business Statistics: Contemporary Decision Making

Business Statistics: Contemporary Decision Making
Author: Ken Black
ISBN 13: 9780471789567
ISBN 10: 471789569
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2007-01-22
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 880
List Price: N/A

New edition of a text that exposes students to the many practical uses of statistics in the day-to-day business world. Hundreds of real data sets and examples from today's business environment illustrate even the most complex concepts. In addition to new problems, cases, and applications, it contains about 250 Excel or MINITAB computer- generated outputs, seven databases, and a CD-ROM with the databases and datasets in both Excel and MINITAB formats. Black (U. of Houston) discusses topics including charts and graphs; probability; discrete, continuous, and sampling distributions; statistical inferences; analysis of variance and design of experiments, simple regression, and correlation; multiple regression analysis and model building; index numbers; forecasting and time series; chi-square and other nonparametric statistics; statistical quality control; and decision analysis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR