Business Statistics: For Contemporary Decision Making
by Ken Black
Edition: 7 - 2011
Black's latest outstanding pedagogy of Business Statisticsincludes the use of extra problems called "Demonstration Problems"to provide additional insight and explanation to working problems,and presents concepts, topics, formulas, and application in amanner that is palatable to a vast audience and minimizes the useof "scary" formulas.
Every chapter opens up with a vignette called a "DecisionDilemma" about real companies, data, and business issues. Solutionsto these dilemmas are presented as a feature called "DecisionDilemma Solved." In this edition all cases and "DecisionDilemmas" are updated and revised and 1/3 have been replaced forcurrency. There is also a significant number of additional problemsand an extremely competitive collection of databases (containingreal data) on: international stock markets, consumer food,international labor, financial, energy, agribusiness, 12-yeargasoline, manufacturing, and hospital.