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A step-by-step introduction to statistics for business and economics

Author: Richard N Landers
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2013.
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The essential introduction to statistics for business and economics students, this book will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in your studies and use statistics in your workplace. In a clear and engaging way, Richard Landers guides the reader through the vital role statistics play in the business decision-making process and carefully explains and demonstrates how they are applied in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard N Landers
ISBN: 9781446208205 1446208206 1446208214 9781446208212
OCLC Number: 821700355
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 427 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Part 1 --
Descriptive Statistics --
1 The Language of Statistics --
2 Working with Numbers and Data Display --
3 Central Tendency and Variability --
4 Probability Distributions --
5 Sampling Distributions --
Part 2 --
Inferential Statistics --
6 Estimation and Confidence Intervals --
7 Hypothesis Testing --
8 z-Tests and One-Sample t-Tests --
9 Paired-and Independent-Samples t-Test --
10 Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) --
11 Chi-Squared Tests of Fit --
12 Correlation and Regression --
Part 3 --
Wrap-Up --
13 Matching Statistical Tests to Business Problems.
Responsibility: Richard N. Landers.

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A concise 'need-to-know' introduction to the essentials of statistics for business and management students with real-world examples and step-by-step tutorials for both Excel and SPSS to enhance and  Read more...

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