This thoroughly revised edition of the popular guide to the basics of business statistics--as they apply to management, industry, and technology--is an invaluable tool for professionals and students alike. Statistics play a vital role in a wide variety of business decisions today, from planning and interpreting market research and economic data to developing work volume forecasts. With this hands-on, interactive book, you'll learn how to determine which statistical tests and procedures are appropriate for your particular circumstances, as well as how to actually perform them. Best of all, you work at your own pace. Business Statistics, Third Edition, includes: <br> * A new section focusing on management applications of business statistics, particularly as used in popular Total Quality Management programs <br> * New information on applying statistics to standard computer spreadsheets (Lotus, Excel, Corel QuattroPro, etc.) <br> * An interactive style that helps you learn quickly and chart your progress with frequent self-tests
Populations and Samples.
Differences between Means.
The Difference between Two Variances or Several Means.
The Relation between Two Sets of Measures.
Tracking and Forecasting Changes over Time.
A Test of Distributions.