OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Business Statistics Using Excel (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199659517

Price(incl.tax): 
¥9,680
Author: 
Glyn Davis; Branko Pecar
Pages
504 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
189 x 247 mm
Pub date
Feb 2013
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Business Statistics using Excel offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject of statistics and equips students with the tools and skills that will enable them to approach their course with confidence. The step-by-step methods are accompanied by illustrative Excel screenshots to provide clear and helpful explanations of the techniques you will need when applying Excel skills to business statistics. The text is designed for a typical one semester business statistics course and each chapter is packed with exercises to engage students and encourage self-assessment. This second edition has been fully revised to include an online refresher course in numerical skills and Microsoft Excel to reinforce students' confidence in their mathematical ability, or to check for basic maths knowledge if it has been some time since they studied it. The table of contents has been revised to more accurately map to a typical one semester Business Statistics course. More focus has been given to employability skills and the authors draw parallels between textbook content and employability skills, enabling students to contextualise their learning and identify how these skills can be applied and valued in real business environments. A wealth of pedagogical features have been integrated to ensure plenty of examples are used throughout as well as running 'techniques in practice' exercises at the end of each chapter. This textbook is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre which offers a range of additional resources for both students and lecturers. Online Resource Centre Student resources: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Self-test Multiple Choice Questions Data from the exercises in the book Key websites Online Glossary Revision tips Visual walkthroughs Numerical skills workbook Lecturer resources: Instructor's Manual: Guide to structuring lectures and seminars Worked-out answers to exercises in the book PowerPoint slides Testbank: 30 Questions per chapter Assignment Questions Examination questions

Index: 

1. Visualising and Presenting Data
2. Data Descriptors
3. Introduction to Probability
4. Probability Distributions
5. Sampling Distributions and Estimating
6. Introduction to Parametric Hypothesis Testing
7. Chi-Square and Non-Parametric Hypothesis Testing
8. Linear Correlation and Regression Analysis
9. Time Series Data and Analysis

About the author: 

Glyn Davis, Principal Lecturer in e-Business and Data Analysis, Teesside University Teaching Fellow; Branko Pecar, Visiting Fellow of the University of Gloucestershire; VP- ExxonMobil Global Account, Emerson Process Management

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