Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel and Student CD Package

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • 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
What is Statistics
The Growth of Statistics and Information Technology
Microsoft Excel: The Solution to a Problem or a Problem Itself
Learning about Business Statistics
Learning Statistics with Microsoft Excel
Using Microsoft Excel in the Best Way Possible
Learning Business Statistics using this Text
How this Text is Organized
The Importance of Collecting Data
Identifying Sources of Data
Types of Survey Sampling Methods
Types of Data
Evaluating Survey Worthiness
Presenting Data in Tables and Charts
Organizing Numerical Data
Tables and Charts for Numerical Data
Graphing Bivariate Numerical Data
Tables and Charts for Categorical Data
Tabulating and Graphing Bivariate Categorical Data
Graphical Excellence
Numerical Descriptive Measures
Exploring Numerical Data and Their Properties
Measures of Central Tendency, Variation, and Shape
Obtaining Descriptive Summary Measures from a Population
Exploratory Data Analysis
The Coefficient of Correlation
Pitfalls in Numerical Descriptive Measures and Ethical Issues
CD-ROM Topic Obtaining Descriptive Summary Measures from a Frequency Distribution
Basic Probability
Basic Probability Concepts
Conditional Probability
Bayes' Theorem
Ethical Issues and Probability
CD-ROM Topic: Counting Rules
Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions
The Probability Distribution for a Discrete Random Variable
Covariance and Its Application in Finance
Binomial Distribution
Hypergeometric Distribution
Poisson Distribution
CD ROM TopicUsing the Poisson Distribution to Approximate the Binomial Distribution
The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions and Sampling Distributions
The Normal Distribution
Evaluating the Normality Assumption
The Uniform Distribution
The Exponential Distribution
Introduction to Sampling Distributions
Sampling Distribution of the Mean
Sampling Distribution of the Proportion
CD ROM TopicThe Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
CD ROM TopicSampling from Finite Populations
Confidence Interval Estimation
Confidence Interval Estimation of the Mean (sigma; Known)
Confidence Interval Estimation of the Mean (sigma; Unknown)
Confidence Interval Estimation for the Proportion
Determining Sample Size
Applications of Confidence Interval Estimation in Auditing
Confidence Interval Estimation and Ethical Issues
CD ROM TopicEstimation and Sample Size Determination for Finite Populations
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis-Testing Methodology
ZTest of Hypothesis for the Mean (sigma; Known)
One-Tailed Tests
tTest of Hypothesis for the Mean (sigma; Unknown)
ZTest of Hypothesis for the Proportion
Potential Hypothesis-Testing Pitfalls and Ethical Issues
CD ROM TopicThe Power of a Test
Two Sample Tests
Comparing Two Independent Samples: Tests for Differences in Two Means
Comparing Two Related Samples: Tests for the Mean Difference
ZTest for the Difference between Two Proportions
FTest for Differences in Two Variances
Analysis of Variance
The Completely Randomized Design: One-Way Analysis of Variance
The Factorial Design: Two-Way Analysis of Variance
CD ROM TopicThe Randomized Block Design
Chi-Square Tests and Nonparametric Tests
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