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Coping with numbers : a management guide

Author: David Targett
Publisher: Oxford : Basil Blackwell, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Coping with numbers is not an easy task. Managers face a unique set of problems every time they attempt it. This book provides basic training for students, managers and businesspeople at all levels  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Targett
ISBN: 0631141235 9780631141235
OCLC Number: 150745316
Description: viii, 365 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. Part I: Turning Numbers into Information: 1. Data communication. 2. Data analysis. 3. Summary measures. Part II: Statistical Methods: 4. Statistical distributions. 5. Statistical inference. Part III: Relationships between Variables: 6. Correlation and regression. 7. Business forecasting. Part IV: Decision-making Techniques: 8. Decision analysis. 9. Linear programming. 10. Simulation. Appendices: A. Probability. B. Graphs. C. Linear functions. D. Exponential functions. E. Simultaneous equations. Further reading. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: David Targett.

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"This is a first-class book for reasonably numerate managers and in my view, that means nearly all managers, in every walk of life." Management Action

 
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