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Essential Quantitative Methods: For Business, Management and Finance

Les Oakshott
Publisher: 
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 
2009
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
4
Price: 
60.00
ISBN: 
978-0230218185
Category: 
General
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Preface
Notes
Acknowledgements
PART I: MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS
Revision Mathematics
Keeping up with Change: Index Numbers
Choosing wisely: Investment Appraisal
PART II: COLLECTING &--INTERPRETING DATA
Collecting Data: Surveys and Samples
Finding Patterns in Data: Charts and Tables
Making Sense of Data: Averages and Measures of Spread
PART III: PROBABILITY &--STATISTICS
Taking a Chance: Probablility
The Shape of Data: Probability Distributions
Interpreting with Confidence: Analysis of Sample Data
Checking Ideas: Testing a Hypothesis
Cause and Effect: Correlation and Regression
PART IV: DECISION MAKING TECHNIQUES
How to make Good Decisions
Forecasting: Time Series Analysis
Making the Most of Things: Linear Programming
Planning Large Projects: Critical Path Analysis
Managing Stock Levels: Inventory Control
Taking Account of Randomness
Appendices
Index

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