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Quantitative approaches in business studies

Author: Clare Morris
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Financial Times, Prentice Hall, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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A user friendly introduction to use and interpretation of quantitative methods for Business students.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Morris
ISBN: 0273738720 9780273738725 9780273738633 0273738631
OCLC Number: 708219573
Notes: Includes index.
Includes access to MyMathLab Global.
Description: xxi, 520 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why quantitative methods? Part 1 NUMBERS Â how we handle them 1 Tools of the trade: basic numeracy skills Part 2 NUMBERS Â 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 Â 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 Â 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
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