ISBN 9781403935281,Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance

Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance

Author:

Louise Swift

Publisher:

PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

Rs5265

Publisher

PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

Publication Year 2005
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781403935281

ISBN-10 1403935289
Binding

Paperback

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 906 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Medicine: general issues

From the Publisher A comprehensive, student-focused textbook designed primarily for undergraduate business students taking an introductory course on quantitative methods. Starting with no assumptions about students' knowledge, the authors use numerous examples, checkpoints and assessments to encourage "learning by doing" and provide support for students of all abilities. This edition includes a new chapter on decision-making, incorporates the use of SPSS in addition to Excel, and offers an expanded set of companion web resources for students and lecturers. Companion Website: http://www.palgrave.com/business/swift/home.htm Editorial Reviews - Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance From the Publisher A comprehensive, student-focused textbook designed primarily for undergraduate business students taking an introductory course on quantitative methods. Starting with no assumptions about students' knowledge, the authors use numerous examples, checkpoints and assessments to encourage "learning by doing" and provide support for students of all abilities. This edition includes a new chapter on decision-making, incorporates the use of SPSS in addition to Excel, and offers an expanded set of companion web resources for students and lecturers. Companion Website: http://www.palgrave.com/business/swift/home.htm Features - Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance Table of Contents Table of Contents Numbers and symbols2Simplifying expressions33Solving problems93Modelling using straight lines133Some special equations160Modelling using curves188Rates of change220Pictures of data256Summarising data291Measuring uncertainty328Numerical outcomes375Continuous numerical outcomes426Estimation483Testing hypotheses525Correlation and regression563Forecasting611Comparing two populations648Categorical data672Linear programming models705Planning projects725Models for inventory control742Time and money757Decision maki
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