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Business Statistics using Excel

Second Edition

Glyn Davis and Branko Pecar

February 2013

ISBN: 9780199659517

504 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

In Stock

Price: £50.99

Business Statistics using Excel offers a step-by-step guide to the theory and methodology behind the use of statistics in business. Integrated screenshots offer clear guidance through each Excel process and exercises are imbedded throughout each chapter to ensure that students engage with the content and frequently test their understanding.

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Business Statistics using Excel offers a step-by-step guide to the theory and methodology behind the use of statistics in business. Integrated screenshots offer clear guidance through each Excel process and exercises are imbedded throughout each chapter to ensure that students engage with the content and frequently test their understanding.

  • Online refresher course in numerical skills and Microsoft Excel for students wishing to restore their basic knowledge of maths and statistics
  • New links have been drawn between textbook content and employability skills enabling students to contextualise their learning and understand how these skills can be applied in real business environments
  • The revised table of contents accurately maps to a typical one semester Business Statistics course, ensuring that students are not overwhelmed by surplus material
  • Each chapter is packed with examples and 'techniques in practice' exercises at the end of each chapter to help students to engage with the material
  • Full integration of Excel exercises and applications, both within the textbook and on the online resource centre to enable both classroom-led learning or self-directed study

New to this edition

  • A guide to using Excel and a numerical skills revision resource have been added to the Online Resource Centre as an optional refresher course
  • An additional chapter has been introduced to offer extended coverage on probability and probability distributions, offering more thorough explanations, questions and examples of this topic
  • This second edition has been updated to give more emphasis on employability skills, drawing links between the exercises in the book and their real life application.
  • All chapters have been fully revised and updated to include additional examples, explanations and discussion questions

About the Author(s)

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

Table of Contents

    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

Additional Resources

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