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Business Statistics Demystified : A Self-teaching Guide : The Demystified Series - Steven Kemp

Business Statistics Demystified : A Self-teaching Guide

The Demystified Series

Paperback Published: 2nd July 2004
ISBN: 9780071440240
Number Of Pages: 380

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Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theories that would put Einstein to sleep -- now there's an easier way to master the disciplines you really need to know.

McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner, and is perfect for users without formal training or unlimited time. They're also the most time-efficient, interestingly written "brush-ups" you can find.

Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence.

This self-teaching guide brings business statistics down to an understandable level, using practical examples. Coverage includes: probability, analysis of variance, designed experiments, preparing statistical reports, basic statistical procedures, and much more.

About the Author

Steven M. Kemp, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Ph.D. in Psychology in 1993 from the L. L. Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory. He has taught Statistics at the Master's level at the Nursing School at UNC/CH. Steve does research in such exotic areas as neural network simulations of behavior, situational evaluations of behavioral simulations, and abductive reasoning. He is the inventor of the InSitu testbed (www.InSituTestbed.org). In previous lives, he has worked in data processing, software development, technical writing, advertising, and retail. This is his first book. When not writing or researching, he is a computer programmer and statistical consultant. Steve lives south of town with his cat, Eureka. Those interested in Steve's research or personal life can browse his WebSite: http://www.unc.edu/~skemp/ Sid Kemp, PMP is a certified Project Management Professional and a leading expert in project management for information technology, with over 15 years of experience. He assists Fortune 500 companies and major governmental agencies in the deployment of new technology and in developing and deploying custom project management methodologies. Sid has trained thousands of first-time managers and team leaders in PM-in public, corporate, and government seminars. He has over 10 years of experience as a trainer and author of training programs. Sid is the author of two other McGraw-Hill books that may be of interest to readers of Business Statistics Demystified: Budgeting for Managers (2002) and Project Management Demystified (2004).

What Is Business Statistics?
Statistics for Business
What Is Statistics?
What is Probability?
Preparing A Statistical Report
What Is a Statistical Study?
Planning a Statistical Study
Getting the Data
Statistics Without Numbers: Graphs and Charts
Common Statistical Measures
A Difference That Makes a Difference: When Do Statistics Mean Something?
Reporting the Results
Statistical Inference: Basic Procedures
Estimation: Summarizing Data About One Variable
Correlation and Regression
Group Differences: Analysis of Variance (Anova) and Designed Experiments
Nonparametric Statistics
Making Business Decisions
Creating Surveys
Quality Management
Basic Math For Statistics
Answers To Quizzes And Exams
Resources For Learning
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ISBN: 9780071440240
ISBN-10: 0071440240
Series: Demystified
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 2nd July 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 18.5  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1

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