Business Statistics using Excel

Paperback | March 6, 2013

byGlyn Davis, Branko Pecar

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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 provideclear 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 hasbeen 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 theseskills 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 resourcesfor both students and lecturers.Online Resource CentreStudent resources:Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Self-test Multiple Choice QuestionsData from the exercises in the bookKey websitesOnline GlossaryRevision tipsVisual walkthroughsNumerical skills workbookLecturer resources:Instructor's Manual:- Guide to structuring lectures and seminars- Worked-out answers to exercises in the bookPowerPoint slidesTestbank:- 30 Questions per chapterAssignment QuestionsExamination questions

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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 provideclear and helpful explanations of the techniq...

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:493 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:March 6, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199659516

ISBN - 13:9780199659517

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Table of Contents

1. Visualising and Presenting Data2. Data Descriptors3. Introduction to Probability4. Probability Distributions5. Sampling Distributions and Estimating6. Introduction to Parametric Hypothesis Testing7. Chi-Square and Non-Parametric Hypothesis Testing8. Linear Correlation and Regression Analysis9. Time Series Data and Analysis