Foundation Quantitative Methods For Business

Series
Financial Times
Author
Mik Wisniewski  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
512
Pub.-date
April 1996
ISBN13
9780273607656
ISBN
0273607650
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Description

This text bridges the gap between school and university and ensures that not only are the appropriate quantitative skills developed, but also that the student develops an understanding of the role of QM in a modern business environment. The text uses diagrams, illustrations and graphs from the real world to illustrate the application of techniques. Examples of output from common business software (Lotus, SuperCalc, Minitab, etc.) are included.

Features

  • Easy-to-read workbook format 
  • A clear business and economics context for all topics introduced 
  • A self-learning approach throughout 
  • Ensures that appropriate quantitative skills are developed within a business context
  • Student activities, sample exam questions and fully worked examples at the end of each chapter

Table of Contents

Introduction. 
1. Tools of the Trade. 
2. Data Collection and Data Sources. 
3. Tables in Business. 
4. Business Diagrams. 
5. Business Diagrams: Histograms. 
6. Management Statistics. 
7. Dealing with Uncertainty in Business. 
8. The Principles of Market and Statistical Inference. 
9. Business Mathematics: Linear Equations and Graphs. 
10. Business Mathematics: Simple Linear Regression. 
11. Business Forecasting: Simple Linear Regression. 
12. Business Forecasting: Time Series Analysis. 
13. Business Mathematics: Financial Decisions.
Appendix 1: Solutions to Self Review Questions. 
Appendix 2: Binomial Distribution. 
Appendix 3: Normal Distribution.