Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This book was the first to thoroughly integrate the use of Microsoft Excel as a tool for statistical analysis.The book focuses on the concepts of statistics with applications to the functional areas of business. It is rich in applications from accounting, finance, marketing, management and economics, covering data collection, tables and charts, probability, estimation, and more.For professionals, particularly managers, making financial analyses and decisions.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Data Collection
Presenting Data in Tables and Charts
Numerical Descriptive Measures
Basic Probability
Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions
The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions
Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Confidence Interval Estimation
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests
Two-Sample Tests
Analysis of Variance
Chi-Square Tests and Nonparametric Tests
Simple Linear Regression
Introduction to Multiple Regression
Multiple Regression Model Building
Time-Series Forecasting and Index Numbers
Decision Making
Statistical Applications in Quality Management
Review of Arithmetic, Algebra, and Logarithms
Summation Notation
Statistical Symbols and Greek Alphabet
CD-ROM Contents
Configuring Microsoft Excel and Installing PHStat
Self-Test Solutions and Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Problems
CD-ROM Topics
Counting Rules
Using the Poisson Distribution to Approximate the Binomial Distribution
The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
Sampling from Finite Populations
Estimation and Sample Size Determination for Finite Populations
The Power of a Test
The Randomized Block Design
Chi-Square Test for a Variance or Standard Deviation
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