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Quantitative Methods

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Pages: 252
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Macmillan Business Briefing

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11 July 2014

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Offering a student-friendly introduction to quantitative methods, this text covers all of the need to know basics in a clear and engaging manner. Quantitative Methods is an ideal text for students of all levels coming to the...

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Offering a student-friendly introduction to quantitative methods, this text covers all of the need to know basics in a clear and engaging manner. Quantitative Methods is an ideal text for students of all levels coming to the subject for first time.

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Content closely follows core course teaching
Concise quickly gets to the core of all key topics
Lots of contemporary, student-friendly case studies

PART I: MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS
1. Revision Mathematics
2. Keeping up with Change: Index Numbers
PART II: COLLECTING AND INTERPRETING DATA
3. Collecting Data: Surveys and Samples
4. Finding Patterns in Data: Charts and Tables
5. Making Sense of Data: Averages and Measures of Spread
PART III: PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
6. Taking a Chance: Probability
7. The Shape of Data: Probability Distributions
8. Interpreting with Confidence: Analysis of Sample Data
9. Checking Ideas: Testing a Hypothesis
10. Cause and Effect: Correlation and Regression
PART IV: DECISION MAKING TECHNIQUES
11. Choosing Wisely: Investment Appraisal
12. Forecasting: Time Series Analysis
13. Making the Most of Things: Linear Programming
14. Planning Large Projects: Critical Path Analysis
Appendices
Index.
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Les Oakshott is Associate Fellow of Warwick Business School, UK. He has worked in industry and education and has wide experience of applying teaching quantitative methods in a business context. He is also the author of Essential Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance (5th edition published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012).

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Les Oakshott is Associate Fellow of Warwick Business School, UK. He has worked in industry and education and has wide experience of applying teaching quantitative methods in a business context. He is also the author of Essential Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance (5th edition published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012).

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