Trust the latest version of this market-leading essentials text to introduce sound statistical methodology in a proven applications setting. ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 5e, includes all of the strengths of the longer best-selling Anderson/Sweeney/Williams STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, with a focus on the most ...Read MoreTrust the latest version of this market-leading essentials text to introduce sound statistical methodology in a proven applications setting. ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 5e, includes all of the strengths of the longer best-selling Anderson/Sweeney/Williams STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, with a focus on the most important core topics for a concise presentation that's easy for students to follow. This brief introduction to business statistics offers a wealth of actual business examples, proven methods, and application exercises that clearly demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to contemporary business problems. High-quality problems, trusted for their unwavering accuracy, and the authors' signature problem-scenario approach clearly show how to apply statistical methods in practical business situations. New case problems as well as methods, applications, and self-test exercises encourage students to master formulas, apply materials, and evaluate their personal understanding. Optional updated appendices highlight the latest Excel 2007 and Minitab 15 popular commercial software, giving you the choice of integrating or omitting computer coverage in your course. This edition's concise approach and comprehensive support package, now including CengageNOW course management system, provides everything you need for an effective statistics course that prepares students for the essentials of statistics success in business today.Read Less
UNUSED, LIKE NEW, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 642 pages. (A course text aimed at students of business administration and economics with a knowledge of algebra but not necessarily any further mathematics. Provides a conceptual introduction with a strong emphasis on applying data analysis and statistical methods to specific problems. Each technique is introduced in the context of a particular situation. The notation taught is consistent with that used in business and in higher levels of study. The CD-ROM contains a student version of MINIT AB and runs under Windows Explorer)
Since this textbook was a requirement of the course I was taking, I had no choice but to buy it--however it is extremely thorough and pretty easy to follow. It also helps to have a very good professor :)
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