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Quantitative Methods for Business and Management By Frank Dewhurst

Quantitative Methods for Business and Management
by Frank Dewhurst

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Offering an introductory course in Quantitative Methods, this book provides students with basic practical experience in quantitative approaches in modelling and analysis for business and management. It features sections on foundation topics, models for business and management, and modelling and analyzing decisions.
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Quantitative Methods for Business and Management by Frank Dewhurst

The new edition of Quantitative Methods for Business and Management offers a complete introductory course in Quantitative Methods, providing students with basic practical experience in quantitative approaches in modelling and analysis for business and management. The book features sections on foundation topics, models for business and management, and modelling and analyzing decisions. In particular, the new edition features greater coverage of statistics to reflect teaching in this area, with chapters on Elementary Statistics, Summary Statistics and Inferential Statistics. Other new areas of coverage in the second edition include Network Models and Non-linear Models. The book retains its popular style which offers students numerous examples accompanied by clear and straightforward explanations. Excel examples are also integrated throughout to help students to understand how this software tool is used by managers, and frequent questions and exercises enable students to test their understanding. A free CD contains Excel applications and solutions to the exercises in the textbook, and a full online learning centre completes an excellent learning package for business students.

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About Frank Dewhurst


Frank Dewhurst is Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences and Operational Research at the Manchester Business School. His main research and teaching interests lie in the integration, development and application of Operational Research and Information Technology methodologies to support decision-making. In addition to his extensive experience in teaching in further and higher education, the author has acted as a consultant to numerous public and private sector organisations.

Table of Contents


Brief TOC
Detailed TOC
Contents of CD-ROM
Preface
Acknowledgements
Guided Tour
Part A The foundations of Quantitative Methods
1.An introduction to Quantitative Methods
2.From numbers to symbols
3.Matrices and matrix algebra
4.Elementary Statistics
5.Summary Statistics
Part A: Closing comments
Part A: Mini cases
Part B Models and analysis for business and management
6.Probability and Statistical models
7.An introduction to inferential statistics
8.Modelling relationships
9.Non-linear and multivariate relationships
10.Analysing models
11.An introduction to Time-Series
12.Models for finance and accounting
Part B: Closing comments
Part B: Mini cases
Part C Modelling and analysing decisions
13.An introduction to Decision Analysis
14.An introduction to linear programming
15.An introduction to network models
16.An introduction to non-linear decision models
Appendices
Solutions

Additional information

GOR002666837
Quantitative Methods for Business and Management by Frank Dewhurst
Frank Dewhurst
Used - Very Good
Hardback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2006-03-01
608
0077109023
9780077109028
N/A
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