Excel 2010 for Business Statistics

A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems

Authors: Quirk, Thomas J

  • Suitable for upper undergraduates or graduate students
  • The reader will learn both how to write statistical formulas and how to use drop-down menus to have Excel create formulas
  • Includes 165 color screen shots so the reader can be sure to perform Excel steps correctly
  • Each chapter includes specific objectives for each concept so the reader know the purpose of the Excel steps
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About this Textbook

This is the first book to show the capabilities of Microsoft Excel to teach business statistics effectively.  It is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical business problems.  If understanding statistics isn’t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. 

Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in business courses.  Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past.  However, Excel 2010 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems is the first book to capitalize on these improvements by teaching students and managers how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and work.

Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand business problems.  Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions in an appendix.  Separately, there is a full Practice Test (with answers in an Appendix) that allows readers to test what they have learned.

Includes 165 illustrations in color.

About the authors

At the beginning of his academic career, Prof. Quirk spent six years in educational research at The American Institutes for Research and Educational Testing Service.  He then taught Marketing, Management, and Accounting at Principia College, and is currently a Professor of Marketing in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA) where he teaches Marketing Statistics, Marketing Research, and Pricing Strategies.  He has written 60+ textbook supplements in Marketing and Management, published 20+ articles in professional journals, and presented 20+ papers at professional meetings.  He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from John Carroll University, both an M.A. in Education and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from The University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Table of contents (3 chapters)

  • Sample Size, Mean, Standard Deviation, and Standard Error of the Mean

    Thomas Quirk

    Pages 1-20

  • One-Group t-Test for the Mean

    Thomas Quirk

    Pages 67-80

  • Multiple Correlation and Multiple Regression

    Thomas Quirk

    Pages 153-168

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4419-9934-4
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.95
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Excel 2010 for Business Statistics
Book Subtitle
A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-9934-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-9934-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-9933-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 252
Number of Illustrations and Tables
165 illustrations in colour
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