Even You Can Learn Statistics and Analytics

An Easy to Understand Guide to Statistics and Analytics

Author: David M. Levine,David F. Stephan

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133382680

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Thought you couldn’t learn statistics? You can – and you will! Even You Can Learn Statistics and Analytics, Third Edition is the practical, up-to-date introduction to statistics – for everyone! Now fully updated for "big data" analytics and the newest applications, it'll teach you all the statistical techniques you’ll need for finance, marketing, quality, science, social science, and more – one easy step at a time. Simple jargon-free explanations help you understand every technique, and extensive practical examples and worked problems give you all the hands-on practice you'll need. This edition contains more practical examples than ever – all updated for the newest versions of Microsoft Excel. You'll find downloadable practice files, templates, data sets, and sample models – including complete solutions you can put right to work! Learn how to do all this, and more: Apply statistical techniques to analyze huge data sets and transform them into valuable knowledge Construct and interpret statistical charts and tables with Excel or OpenOffice.org Calc 3 Work with mean, median, mode, standard deviation, Z scores, skewness, and other descriptive statistics Use probability and probability distributions Work with sampling distributions and confidence intervals Test hypotheses with Z, t, chi-square, ANOVA, and other techniques Perform powerful regression analysis and modeling Use multiple regression to develop models that contain several independent variables Master specific statistical techniques for quality and Six Sigma programs Hate math? No sweat. You’ll be amazed at how little you need. Like math? Optional "Equation Blackboard" sections reveal the mathematical foundations of statistics right before your eyes. If you need to understand, evaluate, or use statistics in business, academia, or anywhere else, this is the book you've been searching for!
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Even You Can Learn Statistics

A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics, Enhanced Edition

Author: David M. Levine,David F. Stephan

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 013287671X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Even You Can Learn Statistics: A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statisticsi s a practical, up-to-date introduction to statistics—for everyone! Thought you couldn’t learn statistics? You can—and you will! One easy step at a time, this fully updated book teaches you all the statistical techniques you’ll need for finance, quality, marketing, the social sciences, or anything else! Simple jargon-free explanations help you understand every technique. Practical examples and worked-out problems give you hands-on practice. Special sections present detailed instructions for developing statistical answers, using spreadsheet programs or any TI-83/TI-84 compatible calculator. This edition delivers new examples, more detailed problems and sample solutions, plus an all-new chapter on powerful multiple regression techniques. Hate math? No sweat. You’ll be amazed at how little you need. Like math? Optional “Equation Blackboard” sections reveal the mathematical foundations of statistics right before your eyes! You’ll learn how to: • Construct and interpret statistical charts and tables with Excel or OpenOffice.org Calc 3 • Work with mean, median, mode, standard deviation, Z scores, skewness, and other descriptive statistics • Use probability and probability distributions • Work with sampling distributions and confidence intervals • Test hypotheses with Z, t, chi-square, ANOVA, and other techniques • Perform powerful regression analysis and modeling • Use multiple regression to develop models that contain several independent variables • Master specific statistical techniques for quality and Six Sigma programs About the Web Site Download practice files, templates, data sets, and sample spreadsheet models—including ready-to-use solutions for your own work! www.ftpress.com/youcanlearnstatistics2e
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Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel

Author: David M. Levine,David F. Stephan,Kathryn A. Szabat

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134175808

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 830

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For undergraduate business statistics courses. Analyzing the Data Applicable to Business This text is the gold standard for learning how to use Microsoft Excel® in business statistics, helping students gain the understanding they need to be successful in their careers. The authors present statistics in the context of specific business fields; full chapters on business analytics further prepare students for success in their professions. Current data throughout the text lets students practice analyzing the types of data they will see in their professions. The friendly writing style include tips throughout to encourage learning. The book also integrates PHStat, an add-in that bolsters the statistical functions of Excel. Also available with MyStatLab™ MyStatLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134465970 / 9780134465975 Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel Plus MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: 0134173058 / 9780134173054 Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel 032192147X / 9780321921475 MyStatLab for Business Statistics -- Glue-In Access Card 0321929713 / 9780321929716 MyStatLab for Business Statistics Sticker
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A Guide to Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students

Foundations, DMAIC, Tools, Cases, and Certification

Author: Howard S. Gitlow,Richard J. Melnyck,David M. Levine

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133925455

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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Master modern Six Sigma implementation with the most complete, up-to-date guide for Green Belts, Black Belts, Champions and students! Now fully updated with the latest lean and process control applications, A Guide to Lean Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students, Second Edition gives you a complete executive framework for understanding quality and implementing Lean Six Sigma. Whether you're a green belt, black belt, champion, or student, Howard Gitlow and Richard Melnyck cover all you need to know. Step by step, they systematically walk you through the five-step DMAIC implementation process, with detailed examples and many real-world case studies. You'll find practical coverage of Six Sigma statistics and management techniques, from dashboards and control charts to hypothesis testing and experiment design. Drawing on their extensive experience consulting on Six Sigma and leading major Lean and quality initiatives, Gitlow and Melnyck offer up-to-date coverage of: What Six Sigma can do, and how to manage it effectively Six Sigma roles, responsibilities, and terminology Running Six Sigma programs with Dashboards and Control Charts Mastering each DMAIC phase: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control Understanding foundational Six Sigma statistics: probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, and interval estimation Pursuing Six Sigma Champion or Green Belt Certification, and more This guide will be an invaluable resource for everyone who is currently involved in Six Sigma implementation, or plans to be. It's ideal for students in quality programs; "Green Belts" who project manage Six Sigma implementations, "Black Belts" who lead Six Sigma teams; "Champions" who promote and coordinate Six Sigma at the executive level; and anyone seeking Six Sigma certification.
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Basic Business Statistics

Concepts and Applications

Author: Mark L. Berenson,David M. Levine,Kathryn A. Szabat

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321870025

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 812

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Previously published: Basic business statistics: concepts and applications / Mark L. Berenson, David M. Levine, Timothy C. Krehbiel. Boston: Prentice Hall, c2012.
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Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel Plus New Mystatlab with Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package

Author: David M. Levine,David F. Stephan,Timothy C. Krehbiel,Mark L. Berenson,Kathryn A. Szabat

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133130805

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 830

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Intended primarily for undergraduate courses in business statistics, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals. Reducing the emphasis on doing computations, this practical text thoroughly integrates Microsoft® Excel as a tool for analysis and presents statistical concepts in the context of the functional areas of business. 0133130800 / 9780133130805 Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel Plus MyStatLab -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133061817 / 9780133061819 Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel 0133074382 / 9780133074383 MyStatLab -- Standalone Access Card -- for Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel
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Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies

Author: Joseph Schmuller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111846432X

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Take the mystery out of statistical terms and put Excel to work! If you need to create and interpret statistics in business or classroom settings, this easy-to-use guide is just what you need. It shows you how to use Excel's powerful tools for statistical analysis, even if you've never taken a course in statistics. Learn the meaning of terms like mean and median, margin of error, standard deviation, and permutations, and discover how to interpret the statistics of everyday life. You'll learn to use Excel formulas, charts, PivotTables, and other tools to make sense of everything from sports stats to medical correlations. Statistics have a reputation for being challenging and math-intensive; this friendly guide makes statistical analysis with Excel easy to understand Explains how to use Excel to crunch numbers and interpret the statistics of everyday life: sales figures, gambling odds, sports stats, a grading curve, and much more Covers formulas and functions, charts and PivotTables, samples and normal distributions, probabilities and related distributions, trends, and correlations Clarifies statistical terms such as median vs. mean, margin of error, standard deviation, correlations, and permutations Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies, 3rd Edition helps you make sense of statistics and use Excel's statistical analysis tools in your daily life.
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People Analytics For Dummies

Author: Mike West

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 1119434769

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

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Maximize performance with better data Developing a successful workforce requires more than a gut check. Data can help guide your decisions on everything from where to seat a team to optimizing production processes to engaging with your employees in ways that ring true to them. People analytics is the study of your number one business asset—your people—and this book shows you how to collect data, analyze that data, and then apply your findings to create a happier and more engaged workforce. Start a people analytics project Work with qualitative data Collect data via communications Find the right tools and approach for analyzing data If your organization is ready to better understand why high performers leave, why one department has more personnel issues than another, and why employees violate, People Analytics For Dummies makes it easier.
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Business Statistics

A First Course

Author: David M. Levine,Kathryn A. Szabat,David F. Stephan

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780135177785

Category:

Page: 696

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For one-semester business statistics courses. A focus on using statistical methods to analyze and interpret results to make data-informed business decisions Statistics is essential for all business majors, and Business Statistics: A First Course helps students see the role statistics will play in their own careers by providing examples drawn from all functional areas of business. Guided by the principles set forth by major statistical and business science associations (ASA and DSI), plus the authors' diverse experiences, the 8th Edition continues to innovate and improve the way this course is taught to all students. With new examples, case scenarios, and problems, the text continues its tradition of focusing on the interpretation of results, evaluation of assumptions, and discussion of next steps that lead to data-informed decision making. The authors feel that this approach, rather than a focus on manual calculations, better serves students in their future careers. This brief offering, created to fit the needs of a one-semester course, is part of the established Berenson/Levine series. Also available with MyLab Business Statistics By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. For example, with Excel Projects students can organize, analyze, and interpret data, helping them hone their business decision-making skills. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Business Statistics does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Business Statistics, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Business Statistics, search for: 0135860202 / 9780135860205 Business Statistics: A First Course Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0135177782 / 9780135177785 Business Statistics: A First Course 0135443024 / 9780135443026 MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Business Statistics: A First Course
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