Statistics for Business (Hardcover)

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Statistics for Business explains the fundamentals of statistical analysis in a lucid, pragmatic way. A thorough knowledge of statistics is essential for decision making in all corners of business and management. By collecting, organizing and analyzing statistical data you can express what you know, benchmark your current situation, and estimate future outcomes.

Based entirely on Microsoft Excel, this book covers a spectrum of statistic fundamentals from basic principles, to probability, sampling, hypothesis testing, forecasting, statistical process control and six-sigma management. This second edition is packed with features to aid understanding and help ensure that every aspect of your knowledge of statistics is applicable to practice, including:

Icebreakers introducing each chapter that relate statistics to the real world, drawn from management and hospitality situations

Detailed worked examples in each chapter

Over 140 case-exercises complete with objective, situation, requirements, and answers

A complete glossary of key terminology and formulas, mathematical relationships, and Excel relationships and functions

A brand new companion website containing slides, worked-out-solutions to the case-exercises, and a test bank coming soon]

With a clear and accessible style this book makes statistics easier to understand. It is ideal for business, management, tourism and hospitality students who want to learn how to apply statistics to the real world.

About the Author

Derek L. Waller is an Adjunct Professor at the Institut Paul Bocuse and the CEFAM University, France. A chemical engineer by training and a chartered engineer in the UK, Derek has also published books on operations and supply chain management.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780415703758
ISBN-10: 0415703751
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 29th, 2016
Pages: 646
Language: English