From the Back Cover
Every business area relies on an understanding of statistics tosucceed. Statistics for Business and Economics by CarlosCortinhas (University of Exeter) and Ken Black (University ofHouston) shows students that the proper application of statisticsin the business world goes hand–in–hand with good decision making.Every statistical tool presented in this book has a businessapplication set in a global context and the many learning featuresand easy–to–use structure will engage and reassure each businessstatistics student.
Highlights of Statistics for Business and Economics, FirstEuropean Edition, include:
- Statistics in Business Today. These focus boxes containinteresting applications of how statistical techniques are used inbusiness and help students see the relevance of studying businessstatistics.
- Ethical Considerations. This feature highlights theconsiderable potential for the misuse of statistics inbusiness.
- Decision Dilemmas. These chapter–opening vignettes andend–of–chapter solutions present relevant business–worldsolutions.
- Numerous demonstration and section problems. Hundreds ofdifferent types of problems help give students confidence inmastering different statistical techniques.
- European Focus. Problems, examples and decision dilemmaspresented in this edition are up–to–date and based almost entirelyon European and international business and economics data and casestudies.
Substantial web resources for this book can be found at:www.wiley.com/college/cortinhas
These include video tutorials, interactive activities, dataand problem sets in Excel and Minitab, a guide to Excel forstudents and a student study guide containing selectedanswers to the problems in the book.
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