Business Statistics Using Excel

Author: Glyn Davis,Branko Pecar

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199659516

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 486

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Offering a comprehensive, "step-by-step" approach to the subject, Business Statistics Using Excel, Second Edition, gives students the tools and skills they need to succeed in their coursework. FEATURES - "Techniques in Practice" exercises at the end of each chapter encourage self-assessment - Excel screenshots provide clear and helpful examples that illustrate how to apply Excel skills to business statistics - Full integration of Excel exercises and applications--both in the textbook and on the Companion Website--enable both classroom-led learning or self-directed study NEW TO THIS EDITION - Expanded coverage of probability and probability distributions - Updated checklists help students to link the skills to their own development portfolios - All chapters have been fully revised and updated to include additional examples, explanations, and discussion questions - Greater emphasis on employability skills, which enables students to contextualize their learning and also helps them to identify how these skills can be applied and valued in real business environments The accompanying Companion Website offers a variety of features: For students: - Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 - Self-test multiple-choice questions - Data from the exercises in the book - Links to key websites - Online glossary - Revision tips - Visual walk-throughs - Numerical-skills workbook: New to the second edition, this online refresher course covering basic math and Microsoft Excel helps reinforce students' confidence in their mathematical ability For instructors: - Instructor's Manual containing a guide to structuring lectures and worked-out answers to exercises in the book - PowerPoint slides - A Testbank with thirty questions per chapter

Business Statistics Using Excel

Author: Glyn Davis,Branko Pecar,Leonard Santana

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199044092

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 576

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Business Statistics using Excel offers an excellent and helpful introduction to business statistics for students who require a first course, providing all of the explanation, tools, and skills which are required in order to master the subject matter. Thorough, clear and accessible, the textguides students in a progressive, step-by-step manner through the theoretical concepts and techniques, and supports understanding by providing extensive examples from a South African context. The text assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, and includes refresher chapters on numerical skills andMicrosoft Excel. This text is eminently suitable as a first course in statistics for students who are studying the subject as a module within any business-related programme of study.

Business Statistics Using EXCEL and SPSS

Author: Nick Lee,Mike Peters

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473943884

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 584

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'Takes the challenging and makes it understandable. The book contains useful advice on the application of statistics to a variety of contexts and shows how statistics can be used by managers in their work.' - Dr Terri Byers, Assistant Professor, University Of New Brunswick, Canada A book about introductory quantitative analysis, the authors show both how and why quantitative analysis is useful in the context of business and management studies, encouraging readers to not only memorise the content but to apply learning to typical problems. Fully up-to-date with comprehensive coverage of IBM SPSS and Microsoft Excel software, the tailored examples illustrate how the programmes can be used, and include step-by-step figures and tables throughout. A range of ‘real world’ and fictional examples, including "The Ballad of Eddie the Easily Distracted" and "Esha's Story" help bring the study of statistics alive. A number of in-text boxouts can be found throughout the book aimed at readers at varying levels of study and understanding Back to Basics for those struggling to understand, explain concepts in the most basic way possible - often relating to interesting or humorous examples Above and Beyond for those racing ahead and who want to be introduced to more interesting or advanced concepts that are a little bit outside of what they may need to know Think it over get students to stop, engage and reflect upon the different connections between topics A range of online resources including a set of data files and templates for the reader following in-text examples, downloadable worksheets and instructor materials, answers to in-text exercises and video content compliment the book. An ideal resource for undergraduates taking introductory statistics for business, or for anyone daunted by the prospect of tackling quantitative analysis for the first time.

Applied Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Excel

Author: Linda Herkenhoff,John Fogli

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461484235

Category: Computers

Page: 417

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Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Excel is the first book to illustrate the capabilities of Microsoft Excel to teach applied statistics effectively. It is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical statistical problems in industry. If understanding statistics isn’t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in statistics courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. However, Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management capitalizes on these improvements by teaching students and practitioners how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and workplace. Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand business problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions.

Excel 2016 for Business Statistics

A Guide to Solving Practical Problems

Author: Thomas J Quirk

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319389599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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This book shows the capabilities of Microsoft Excel in teaching business statistics effectively. Similar to the previously published Excel 2010 for Business Statistics, this book is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical business problems. If understanding statistics isn’t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in business courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. However, Excel 2016 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems is the first book to capitalize on these improvements by teaching students and managers how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and work. Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand business problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions in an appendix. Separately, there is a full Practice Test (with answers in an Appendix) that allows readers to test what they have learned.

Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel

Author: David Anderson,Dennis Sweeney,Thomas Williams

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840062389

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 784

View: 9536

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ESSENTIALS OF MODERN BUSINESS STATISTICS, 5TH EDITION provides an introduction to business statistics that blends a conceptual understanding of statistics with the real-world application of statistical methodology. Microsoft Excel 2010 is integrated throughout the text, showing step-by-step instructions and screen captures to enhance student learning. The fifth edition contains the same student learning features that have made ASW products best-sellers for years, including the problem-scenario approach and real-world examples that introduce statistical techniques. A student companion site comes includes: Case Files, Example Files, Problem Files, Tutorials, Solvertable, Palisade DecisionTools (StatTools), Excel Tutorial. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Excel Companion for Business Statistics

Author: David L. Eldredge

Publisher: Thomson South-Western

ISBN: 9780538890885

Category: Business

Page: 266

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This manual or workbook provides step-by-step instructions for using Excel to solve most of the problems for introductory business statistics. It presents many visual examples of computer screen captures. These show data input, pull-down menus, dialog boxes and statistical results. The primary purpose of this workbook is to introduce the statistical capabilities of Excel. However, it is written assuming some students will not have prior experience with Windows and/or Excel. Accordingly, Chapter 1 includes a brief introduction to the Windows environment and an introduction to Excel.

Business and Economic Statistics Using Microsoft Excel

Author: Ken Black,David L. Eldredge

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780324017267

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 698

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At many schools, professors and students require that Microsoft- Excel be integrated throughout their one-term course. Thoroughly integrating the use of Excel, this concise text will serve that need. Coverage is focused on applied processes that are handled by Excel. In addition, Excel macro add-ins accompany the text on a CD-ROM packaged with new copies of the book."

Business Statistics for Competitive Advantage with Excel 2016

Basics, Model Building, Simulation and Cases

Author: Cynthia Fraser

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319321854

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 475

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The revised Fourth Edition of this popular textbook is redesigned with Excel 2016 to encourage business students to develop competitive advantages for use in their future careers as decision makers. Students learn to build models using logic and experience, produce statistics using Excel 2016 with shortcuts, and translate results into implications for decision makers. The textbook features new examples and assignments on global markets, including cases featuring Chipotle and Costco. A number of examples focus on business in emerging global markets with particular emphasis on emerging markets in Latin America, China, and India. Results are linked to implications for decision making with sensitivity analyses to illustrate how alternate scenarios can be compared. The author emphasises communicating results effectively in plain English and with screenshots and compelling graphics in the form of memos and PowerPoints. Chapters include screenshots to make it easy to conduct analyses in Excel 2016. PivotTables and PivotCharts, used frequently in business, are introduced from the start. The Fourth Edition features Monte Carlo simulation in four chapters, as a tool to illustrate the range of possible outcomes from decision makers’ assumptions and underlying uncertainties. Model building with regression is presented as a process, adding levels of sophistication, with chapters on multicollinearity and remedies, forecasting and model validation, auto-correlation and remedies, indicator variables to represent segment differences, and seasonality, structural shifts or shocks in time series models. Special applications in market segmentation and portfolio analysis are offered, and an introduction to conjoint analysis is included. Nonlinear models are motivated with arguments of diminishing or increasing marginal response.

Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel

Author: David R. Anderson,Dennis J. Sweeney,Thomas A. Williams

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128596831X

Category: Education

Page: 1056

View: 3510

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MODERN BUSINESS STATISTICS, 5E allows students to gain a strong conceptual understanding of statistics with a balance of real-world applications and a focus on the integrated strengths of Microsoft Excel 2013. To ensure student understanding, this best-selling, comprehensive text carefully discusses and clearly develops each statistical technique in a solid application setting. Microsoft Excel 2013 instruction, which is integrated in each chapter, plays an integral part in strengthening this edition's applications orientation. Immediately after each easy-to-follow presentation of a statistical procedure, a subsection discusses how to use Excel to perform the procedure. This integrated approach emphasizes the applications of Excel while focusing on the statistical methodology. Step-by-step instructions and screen captures further clarify student learning. A wealth of timely business examples, proven methods, and additional exercises throughout this edition demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to contemporary business problems. High-quality problems noted for their unwavering accuracy and the authors' signature problem-scenario approach clearly show how to apply statistical methods to practical business situations. New case problems and self-tests allow students to challenge their personal understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics for the Social Sciences , Using Excel

Author: Glyn Davis,Branko Pecar,Leonard Santana,Alban Burke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199051830

Category: Electronic spreadsheets

Page: 544

View: 5716

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Statistics for the Social Sciences using Excel offers an excellent and helpful introduction to business statistics for students who require a first course, providing all of the explanation, tools, and skills which are required in order to master the subject matter. Thorough, clear and accessible, the text guides students in a progressive, step-by-step manner through the theoretical concepts and techniques, and supports understanding by providing extensiveexamples from a South African context. The text assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, and includes refresher chapters on numerical skills and Microsoft Excel.

Business and Financial Statistics Using Minitab 12 and Microsoft Excel 97

Author: John C. Lee

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810238797

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 353

View: 3683

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The personal computer has made statistical analysis easier and cheaper. Previously, statistical analysis was difficult for many reasons. Two of the reasons were: (1) statistical analysis was slow and tedious because calculations were done by hand; (2) it was costly because it was done on mainframes and mainframe time was expensive. This book discusses statistical analysis using two personal computer software packages, Minitab 12 and Microsoft Excel 97, Minitab was chosen because it is powerful and is one of the more user-friendly statistical software packages. Microsoft Excel 97 was selected because it is one of the most important software packages to learn and most companies use Microsoft Excel. Excel is a software package that is not dedicated to statistical analysis like Minitab, but it has many statistical features and a very powerful development environment for writing customized statistical analysis. The book is organized in a textbook format. Each chapter discusses statistical conceptsand illustrates the use of Minitab and/or Excel. Often it becomes necessary to write macros (programs) in order to do specific statistical analysis. This books prints the codes of the macros for the reader to use and study. This is valuable because usually the difficult part is how to write the code. What the reader will find after studying this book is that statistical analysis will become more fun because he will have more time doing statistical analysis and make less statistical calculations.

Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies

Author: Joseph Schmuller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119271169

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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There's nothing random about it—this is the book on statistical analysis with Excel Stunned by statistics? Exhausted by Excel? Relax! Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies, 4th Edition shows you how to use the world's most popular spreadsheet program to crunch numbers and interpret statistics—even if you've never taken a statistics or advanced math course. In no time, you'll learn to use Excel to create and translate statistics in everyday life, understand common statistical terms, and improve your classroom or professional skills. Statistics has a reputation for being a challenging, math-intensive pursuit—but it doesn't have to make your palms sweat. Using a minimum of equations and assuming no prior knowledge of statistics or Excel, this hands-on guide cuts through the jargon and shows you how to make sense of formulas and functions, charts and PivotTables, samples and normal distributions, probabilities and related distributions, trends and correlations, and much more. Use Excel's tools to analyze and understand data Apply statistical analysis to predict trends and make decisions Interpret sales figures, gambling odds, and sports stats Develop a grading curve or medical correlations Forget the mumbo jumbo! This guide shows you that statistical analysis with Excel can be easy, fun, and useful!

Stats Means Business

Author: John Buglear

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136363637

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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'Stats Means Business' is an introductory textbook aimed at Business Studies students who require guidance in the area of statistics. It minimizes technical language, provides clear definition of key terms, and gives emphasis to interpretation rather than technique. 'Stats Means Business' enables readers to: * appreciate the importance of statistical analysis in business * understand statistical techniques * develop judgment in the selection of appropriate statistical techniques * interpret the results of statistical analysis There is an overwhelming need for successful managers to be able to deal competently with numerical information and this text is developed with this in mind by providing worked examples and review questions which are rooted in viable business contexts. Each chapter includes guidance on using Excel and Minitab to produce the analysis described and explained in the chapter. The start of every chapter identifies aims and summarizes content and each is written in an accessible style. Model solutions are provided for three problems in each chapter and further solutions are available on a web site to accompany the book. The book is suitable for first year undergraduate courses, MBA Programmes and anyone who needs support and guidance in the area of statistics.

Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling

Author: Wayne Winston

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509304223

Category: Computers

Page: 984

View: 2499

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2016, and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands on, scenario-focused guide helps you use Excel’s newest tools to ask the right questions and get accurate, actionable answers. This edition adds 150+ new problems with solutions, plus a chapter of basic spreadsheet models to make sure you’re fully up to speed. Solve real business problems with Excel–and build your competitive advantage Quickly transition from Excel basics to sophisticated analytics Summarize data by using PivotTables and Descriptive Statistics Use Excel trend curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing Master advanced functions such as OFFSET and INDIRECT Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions Leverage the new charts in Excel 2016 (including box and whisker and waterfall charts) Make charts more effective by using Power View Tame complex optimizations by using Excel Solver Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models Work with the AGGREGATE function and table slicers Create PivotTables from data in different worksheets or workbooks Learn about basic probability and Bayes’ Theorem Automate repetitive tasks by using macros

Analyzing Business Data with Excel

Forecasting, Statistics, and Data Management

Author: Gerald Knight

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596553463

Category: Computers

Page: 266

View: 9345

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As one of the most widely used desktop applications ever created, Excel is familiar to just about everyone with a computer and a keyboard. Yet most of us don't know the full extent of what Excel can do, mostly because of its recent growth in power, versatility, and complexity. The truth is that there are many ways Excel can help make your job easier-beyond calculating sums and averages in a standard spreadsheet. Analyzing Business Data with Excel shows you how to solve real-world business problems by taking Excel's data analysis features to the max. Rather than focusing on individual Excel functions and features, the book keys directly on the needs of business users. Most of the chapters start with a business problem or question, and then show you how to create pointed spreadsheets that address common data analysis issues. Aimed primarily at experienced Excel users, the book doesn't spend much time on the basics. After introducing some necessary general tools, it quickly moves into more specific problem areas, such as the following: Statistics Pivot tables Workload forecasting Modeling Measuring quality Monitoring complex systems Queuing Optimizing Importing data If you feel as though you're getting shortchanged by your overall application of Excel, Analyzing Business Data with Excel is just the antidote. It addresses the growing Excel data analysis market head on. Accountants, managers, analysts, engineers, and supervisors-one and all-will learn how to turn Excel functionality into actual solutions for the business problems that confront them.

Business Data Analysis Using Excel

Author: David Whigham

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199296286

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 293

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Taking a thematic approach to the use of Excel spreadsheets in introductory business data analysis, this text has been designed to explain the overall nature of what is to be achieved and also instruction in how it is to be done. The learning approach is highly interactive and enables students to develop an understanding of the power of Excel in allowing both analysis of business data sets and in the flexible preparation of graphs, charts and tables for inclusion in reports and essays. The text is supported by an online resource centre with self marking exercises that can be used by instructors for formative and summative assessment, and a series of PowerPoint files containing all of the illustrated worksheets and figures.

ePub - An Introduction to Statistics Using Microsoft Excel

Research Textbook Collection

Author: Dan Remenyi,George Onofrei,Joseph English

Publisher: Academic Conferences Limited

ISBN: 1908272929

Category: Electronic books

Page: 387

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This book explains the statistical concepts and then uses Microsoft Excel functions to illustrate how to get results using the appropriate techniques which will help researchers directly with their research.