Business & Economics

Data Analysis and Decision Making

Author: S. Albright,Wayne Winston,Christopher Zappe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538476125

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1080

View: 5704

DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING emphasizes data analysis, modeling, and spreadsheet use in statistics and management science. This text became a market leader in its first edition for its clarity of writing and teach-by-example approach, and it continues that tradition in this edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Business Analytics: Data Analysis & Decision Making

Author: S. Christian Albright,Wayne L. Winston

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305947541

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 984

View: 3406

Master data analysis, modeling, and spreadsheet use with BUSINESS ANALYTICS: DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING, 6E! Popular with students, instructors, and practitioners, this quantitative methods text delivers the tools to succeed with its proven teach-by-example approach, user-friendly writing style, and complete Excel 2016 integration. It is also compatible with Excel 2013, 2010, and 2007. Completely rewritten, Chapter 17, Data Mining, and Chapter 18, Importing Data into Excel, include increased emphasis on the tools commonly included under the Business Analytics umbrella -- including Microsoft Excel’s “Power BI” suite. In addition, up-to-date problem sets and cases provide realistic examples to show the relevance of the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Data Analysis & Decision Making with Microsoft Excel

Author: Samuel Christian Albright,Wayne L. Winston,Christopher J. Zappe

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780324663501

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1090

View: 6389

Master data analysis, modeling, and spreadsheet use with DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL! With a teach-by-example approach, student-friendly writing style, and complete Excel integration, this quantitative methods text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. Margin notes, boxed-in definitions and formulas in the text, enhanced explanations in the text itself, and stated objectives for the examples found throughout the text make studying easy. Problem sets and cases provide realistic examples that enable you to see the relevance of the material to your future as a business leader. The CD-ROMs packaged with every new book include the following add-ins: the Palisade Decision Tools Suite (@RISK, StatTools, PrecisionTree, TopRank, and RISKOptimizer); and SolverTable, which allows you to do sensitivity analysis. All of these add-ins have been revised for Excel 2007.
Business & Economics

Private Real Estate Investment

Data Analysis and Decision Making

Author: Roger J. Brown

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0121377512

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 282

View: 7133

Fiduciary responsibilities and related court-imposed liabilities have forced investors to assess market conditions beyond gut level, resulting in the development of sophisticated decision-making tools. Roger Brown's use of historical real estate data enables him to develop tools for gauging the impact of circumstances on relative risk. His application of higher level statistical modeling to various aspects of real estate makes this book an essential partner in real estate research. Offering tools to enhance decision-making for consumers and researchers in market economies of any country interested in land use and real estate investment, his book will improve real estate market efficiency. With property the world's biggest asset class, timely data on housing prices just got easier to find and use. *Excellent mixture of theory and application *Data and database analysis techniques are the first of their kind *CDROM contains pre-written code for data analysis tailored specifically to real estate settings
Decision making

Data Analysis and Decision Making in Scientific Inquiry

A Statistical Approach for Middle School and High School Science Education

Author: Robert E. Landsman

Publisher: ANOVA Science Publishing

ISBN: 0976655101

Category: Decision making

Page: 229

View: 8312

Business & Economics

A PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE TO BUSINESS ANALYTICS: Using Data Analysis Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Decision Making and Strategy

Author: Randy Bartlett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071807608

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 7295

Gain the competitive edge with the smart use of business analytics In today’s volatile business environment, the strategic use of business analytics is more important than ever. A Practitioners Guide to Business Analytics helps you get the organizational commitment you need to get business analytics up and running in your company. It provides solutions for meeting the strategic challenges of applying analytics, such as: Integrating analytics into decision making, corporate culture, and business strategy Leading and organizing analytics within the corporation Applying statistical qualifications, statistical diagnostics, and statistical review Providing effective building blocks to support analytics—statistical software, data collection, and data management Randy Bartlett, Ph.D., is Chief Statistical Officer of the consulting company Blue Sigma Analytics. He currently works with Infosys, where he has helped build their new Business Analytics practice.
Business & Economics

Data Analysis for Managers with Microsoft Excel

Author: S. Christian Albright,Wayne L. Winston,Christopher James Zappe

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780534383664

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 952

View: 1032

This text presents statistical concepts and methods in a unified, modern, spreadsheet-oriented approach. Featuring a wealth of business applications, this examples-based text illustrates a variety of statistical methods to help students analyze data sets and uncover important information to aid decision-making. DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGERS contains professional StatPro add-ins for Microsoft Excel from Palisade, valued at one hundred fifty dollars packaged at no additional cost with every new text.
Business & Economics

Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling

Author: James R. Evans

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132744287

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

View: 3437

A pragmatic approach to statistics, data analysis and decision modeling. Statistics, Data Analysis & Decision Modeling focuses on the practical understanding of its topics, allowing readers to develop conceptual insight on fundamental techniques and theories. Evans' dedication to present material in a simple and straightforward fashion is ideal for comprehension.
Business & Economics

Real-world Data Mining

Applied Business Analytics and Decision Making

Author: Dursun Delen

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133551075

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 273

View: 7732

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sports & Recreation

Sports Analytics

Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance

Author: Ambikesh Jayal,Allistair McRobert,Giles Oatley,Peter O'Donoghue

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351838954

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 4938

As the analysis of big datasets in sports performance becomes a more entrenched part of the sporting landscape, so the value of sport scientists and analysts with formal training in data analytics grows. Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance provides the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to the use of analytics in sport and its application in sports performance, coaching, talent identification and sports medicine available. Employing an approach-based structure and integrating problem-based learning throughout the text, the book clearly defines the difference between analytics and analysis and goes on to explain and illustrate methods including: Interactive visualisation Simulation and modelling Geospatial data analysis Spatiotemporal analysis Machine learning Genomic data analysis Social network analysis Offering a mixed-methods case study chapter, no other book offers the same level of scientific grounding or practical application in sports data analytics. Sports Analytics is essential reading for all students of sports analytics, and useful supplementary reading for students and professionals in talent identification and development, sports performance analysis, sports medicine and applied computer science.
Business & Economics

Decision Making For Dummies

Author: Dawna Jones

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118847539

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 8286

Discover the best approaches for making business decisions Today's business leaders have to face the facts—you can't separate leadership from decision making. The importance of making decisions, no matter how big or small, cannot be overstated. Decision Making For Dummies is a candid resource that helps leaders understand the impact of their choices, not only on business, but also on their credibility and reputation. Designed for managers, business owners, and anyone else who makes tough decisions on a daily basis, this guide helps you figure out if the decisions you're making are the right ones. In addition to helping you explore how to evaluate your choices, Decision Making For Dummies covers ways to receive support for decision making, delves into various decision-making styles, reviews the importance of sifting through data and information, and includes information on ways to engage others and make decisions collectively. Being in charge can be challenging, but with this guide, you don't have to go it alone. Discusses the effects of decision making and outlines the considerations that must be made to gain trust and confidence Demonstrates ways to communicate particularly sensitive decisions, and offers approaches for making bold decisions that challenge the status quo Delves into the risks and benefits of certain decisions, and shows readers the best ways to evaluate choices Outlines smart strategies for engaging others and drawing them into the decision-making process Crucial decisions need to be made every day in the business world, so there's no time to waste. Make Decision Making For Dummies your primary resource for learning to choose your actions wisely and confidently.
Mathematics

Business Intelligence

Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making

Author: Carlo Vercellis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119965470

Category: Mathematics

Page: 436

View: 6728

Business intelligence is a broad category of applications and technologies for gathering, providing access to, and analyzing data for the purpose of helping enterprise users make better business decisions. The term implies having a comprehensive knowledge of all factors that affect a business, such as customers, competitors, business partners, economic environment, and internal operations, therefore enabling optimal decisions to be made. Business Intelligence provides readers with an introduction and practical guide to the mathematical models and analysis methodologies vital to business intelligence. This book: Combines detailed coverage with a practical guide to the mathematical models and analysis methodologies of business intelligence. Covers all the hot topics such as data warehousing, data mining and its applications, machine learning, classification, supply optimization models, decision support systems, and analytical methods for performance evaluation. Is made accessible to readers through the careful definition and introduction of each concept, followed by the extensive use of examples and numerous real-life case studies. Explains how to utilise mathematical models and analysis models to make effective and good quality business decisions. This book is aimed at postgraduate students following data analysis and data mining courses. Researchers looking for a systematic and broad coverage of topics in operations research and mathematical models for decision-making will find this an invaluable guide.
Decision making

Data Analysis, Optimization, and Simulation Modeling

Author: S. Christian Albright,Wayne L. Winston,Christopher James Zappe,Mark Nathan Broadie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780538476768

Category: Decision making

Page: 1061

View: 939

DATA ANALYSIS, OPTIMIZATION, AND SIMULATION MODELING, 4e, International Edition is a teach-by-example approach, learner-friendly writing style, and complete Excel integration focusing on data analysis, modeling, and spreadsheet use in statistics and management science. The Premium Online Content Website (accessed by a unique code with every new book) includes links to the following add-ins: the Palisade Decision Tools Suite (@RISK, StatTools, PrecisionTree, TopRank, RISKOptimizer, NeuralTools, and Evolver); and SolverTable, allowing users to do sensitivity analysis. All of the add-ins is revised for Excel 2007 and notes about Excel 2010 are added where applicable.
Education

Data Analysis and Decision Making

Statistics, Statistics

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467207896

Category: Education

Page: 39

View: 6683

Facts101 is your complete guide to Data Analysis and Decision Making. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Business & Economics

Strategic Decision Making

Multiobjective Decision Analysis with Spreadsheets

Author: Craig W. Kirkwood

Publisher: Duxbury Resource Center

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 345

View: 8363

This work on strategic decision making focuses on multi-objective decision analysis with spreadsheets
Medical

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

Author: Melissa A. Bray,Thomas J. Kehle

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199348405

Category: Medical

Page: 920

View: 4718

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology focuses on significant issues, new developments, and scientific findings that influence current research and practice in the ever-growing field of school psychology.
Computers

Data Mining and Market Intelligence

Implications for Decision Making

Author: Mustapha Akinkunmi

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1681733218

Category: Computers

Page: 181

View: 2479

This book is written to address the issues relating to data gathering, data warehousing, and data analysis, all of which are useful when working with large amounts of data. Using practical examples of market intelligence, this book is designed to inspire and inform readers on how to conduct market intelligence by leveraging data and technology, supporting smart decision making. The book explains some suitable methodologies for data analysis that are based on robust statistical methods. For illustrative purposes, the author uses real-life data for all the examples in this book. In addition, the book discusses the concepts, techniques, and applications of digital media and mobile data mining. Hence, this book is a guide tool for policy makers, academics, and practitioners whose areas of interest are statistical inference, applied statistics, applied mathematics, business mathematics, quantitative techniques, and economic and social statistics.
Education

Schools and Data

The Educator's Guide for Using Data to Improve Decision Making

Author: Theodore B. Creighton

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 145223843X

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 6786

Improve instructional leadership practice with proven, easy-to-understand strategies for data-based decision making! This reader-friendly second edition of Schools and Data provides real-world examples and step-by-step procedures for collecting and organizing data, providing every school leader with the means to facilitate more appropriate and effective decision making. With a highly practical method for statistical analysis, this highly accessible resource places special emphasis on: Connecting statistics and educators’ daily work Integrating Excel and SPSS technology Strengthening educators’ data interpretation skills Increasing the focus on correlation and regression Building strong skills in problem analysis, program evaluation, data-driven decision making, and report preparation
Business & Economics

Data, Models, and Decisions

The Fundamentals of Management Science

Author: Dimitris Bertsimas,Robert Michael Freund

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 530

View: 5248

The book combines topics from two traditionally distinct quantitative subjects: probability/statistics and optimization models, into one unified treatment of quantitative methods and models for management and business. The book stresses those fundamental concepts that are most important for the practical analysis of management decisions: modeling and evaluating uncertainty explicitly, understanding the dynamic nature of decision-making, using historical data and limited information effectively, simulating complex systems, and allocating scarce resources optimally.