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Quantitative approaches in business studies / Clare Morris.

By: Morris, Clare.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Financial Times, Prentice Hall / Pearson Education Limited, c.2012Edition: 8th ed.Description: xxi, 520 p. ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0273738631; 9780273738633.Subject(s): Management -- Statistical methods | Decision making -- Mathematical models | Statistical decision | | BAEPS, Business Administration August 2016 DDC classification: 658.4033 Online resources: Table of contents only | Student access code inside MyMathLab Global
Contents:
Introduction: Why quantitative methods? Part 1 NUMBERS -- how we handle them; 1 Tools of the trade: basic numeracy skills -- Part 2 NUMBERS -- a means of communication; 2 Obtaining the figures: data and data collection -- 3 Presenting the figures: tables and diagrams 4 Summarising the figures: measures of location and spread -- 5 Measuring changes: index numbers -- Part 3 NUMBERS -- a basis for deduction; 6 A firm foundation: elementary probability -- 7 Patterns of probability: some distributions -- 8 Estimating from samples: inference -- 9 Checking a theory: hypothesis testing -- 10 Making it better: statistics and quality improvement -- 11 Looking for connections: correlation -- 12 Spotting the relationship: line fitting -- 13 Multiple regression -- Part 4 NUMBERS -- a tool of planning -- 14 Planning an inventory policy: stock control and simulation -- 15 Forecasting: time-series, semi-log graphs and exponential smoothing -- 16 Allowing for interest: financial mathematics -- 17 Planning production levels: linear programming -- 18 Planning a project: network analysis -- 19 Quantitative methods in the student research project.
Summary: A user friendly introduction to use and interpretation of quantitative methods for Business students.
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Index : p. 514-520.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction: Why quantitative methods? Part 1 NUMBERS -- how we handle them; 1 Tools of the trade: basic numeracy skills -- Part 2 NUMBERS -- a means of communication; 2 Obtaining the figures: data and data collection -- 3 Presenting the figures: tables and diagrams 4 Summarising the figures: measures of location and spread -- 5 Measuring changes: index numbers -- Part 3 NUMBERS -- a basis for deduction; 6 A firm foundation: elementary probability -- 7 Patterns of probability: some distributions -- 8 Estimating from samples: inference -- 9 Checking a theory: hypothesis testing -- 10 Making it better: statistics and quality improvement -- 11 Looking for connections: correlation -- 12 Spotting the relationship: line fitting -- 13 Multiple regression -- Part 4 NUMBERS -- a tool of planning -- 14 Planning an inventory policy: stock control and simulation -- 15 Forecasting: time-series, semi-log graphs and exponential smoothing -- 16 Allowing for interest: financial mathematics -- 17 Planning production levels: linear programming -- 18 Planning a project: network analysis -- 19 Quantitative methods in the student research project.

A user friendly introduction to use and interpretation of quantitative methods for Business students.

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