2007-2008 NEW Business Statistics Titles Business Statistics ~ Contents 2007 New Titles BOWERMAN Business Statistics in Practice, 4e.............................71 Business Forecasting........................................................ 75 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-297747-9 / MHID: 0-07-297747-7 Business Research Method.............................................. 76 DOANE Applied Statistics in Business and Economics Business Statistics - Supplements..................................... 74 with Student CD-ROM.............................................72 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-321575-4 / MHID: 0-07-321575-9 Business Statistics - Textbook........................................... 70 ORRIS Linear Statistics / Regression............................................ 77 Basic Statistics Using Excel and MegaStat................72 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-321158-9 / MHID: 0-07-321158-3 Others............................................................................. 78 WILSON Business Forecasting, 5e...........................................75 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-320398-0 / MHID: 0-07-320398-X 2008 New Titles BOWERMAN Essentials of Business Statistics, 2e.......................... 70 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-297748-6 / MHID: 0-07-297748-5 LIND Basic Statistics Using Excel for use with Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics, 13e........................................................74 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-303026-5 / MHID: 0-07-303026-0 LIND Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics, 13e........................................................ 70 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-327296-2 / MHID: 0-07-327296-5 69 Business Statistics Business Statistics - Textbook New STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES IN BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS New 13th Edition By Douglas Lind, Coasta Carolina University, William Marchal, Uni- versity of Toledo and Samuel Wathen, Coastal Carolina University ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS STATISTICS 2008 (October 2006) 2nd Edition ISBN-13: 978-0-07-327296-2 / MHID: 0-07-327296-5 By Bruce Bowerman and Richard O'Connell of Miami University of ISBN-13: 978-0-07-128575-9 / MHID: 0-07-128575-X Oh-Oxford, Burdeane Orris, Butler University [IE with Student CD] 2008 (December 2006) / 640 pages Website: http://www.mhhe.com/lind13e ISBN-13: 978-0-07-297748-6 / MHID: 0-07-297748-5 The new edition of Lind's Statistical Techniques in Business The new edition of Essentials of Business Statistics delivers clear and Economics is a perennial market best seller due to its and understandable explanations of core business statistics comprehensive coverage of statistical concepts and methods concepts, making it ideal for a one term course in business delivered in a student-friendly, step-by-step format. The text is statistics. Containing continuing case studies that emphasize the non-threatening and presents concepts clearly and succinctly theme of business improvement, the text offers real applications with a conversational writing style. All statistical concepts are of statistics that are relevant to today's business students. The illustrated with solved applied examples immediately upon authors motivate students by showing persuasively how the use introduction. Self reviews and exercises for each section, and of statistical techniques in support of business decision-making review sections for groups of chapters also support the student helps to improve business processes. A variety of computer learning steps. Modern computing applications (Excel, Minitab, centered examples and exercises, and a robust, technology- and MegaStat) are introduced, but the text maintains a focus based ancillary package are designed to help students master on presenting statistics concepts as applied in business as op- this subject. posed to technology or programming methods. The thirteenth edition continues as a students' text with increased emphasis New to this edition on interpretation of data and results. Business Improvement `Business Improvement' theme, connecting statistical analysis and business decision making, is highlighted and New to this edition called out with BI icons in the book. Z Versus T: The division between the z and t distributions is based sigma known or unknown rather than on sample sizes The Z vs T Decision--The Z versus T decision is governed by sigma known-unknown rather than by sample size. This is a reasonably Multiple Regression: Treatment now includes an investigation of significant change reflecting a new and widely accepted direction in the theory behind the linear model along with tests for the violation this course area of each assumption. Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis testing is approached using a new Robust Technology Package: Lind 13e features additional detail in stepped method, which makes the material easier to learn. This new the software sections, is available with Homework Manager/Homework method received outstanding reviews. Manager Plus, and is available as a Zinio eBook. Excel, MegaStat, and Minitab are integrated throughout the text, in enough detail to sup- Contents port students. The comprehensive, user-friendly Student CD includes 1. An Introduction to Business Statistics 2. Descriptive Statistics 3. MegaStat, Visual Statistics, ScreenCam tutorials and additional study Probability 4. Discrete Random Variables 5. Continuous Random Vari- resources. ables Distribution 6. Sampling Distributions 7. Confidence Intervals 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Statistical Inferences Based on Two Samples 10. Contents Experimental Design and Analysis of Variance 11. Chi Square Tests 12. 1 What Is Statistics? 2 Describing Data: Frequency Tables, Frequency Simple Linear Regression Analysis 13. Multiple Regression and Model- Distributions, and Graphic Presentation 3 Describing Data: Numerical Building 14. Process Improvement Using Control Charts (On CD ROM) Measures 4 Describing Data: Displaying and Exploring Data 5 A Survey Appendix A. Statistical Tables Appendix B. Covariance and Correlation of Probability Concepts 6 Discrete Probability Distributions 7 Continu- Appendix C (1) Counting RulesAppendix C (2) The Hypergeometric Ap- ous Probability Distributions 8 Sampling Methods and the Central Limit pendix D The Normal Probability Plot Appendix E Two-Way Analysis Theorem 9 Estimation and Confidence Intervals 10 One-Sample Tests of Variance (On CD-ROM) of Hypothesis 11 Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis 12 Analysis of Vari- ance 13 Linear Regression and Correlation 14 Multiple Regressions and Correlation Analysis 15 Index Numbers 16 Time Series and Forecasting 17 Nonparametric Methods: Chi-Square Applications 18 Nonparametric Methods: Analysis of Ranked Data 19 Statistical Process Control and Quality Management 20 An Introduction to Decision Theory : MegaStat for Excel / Visual Statistics 2.0 / Appendixes / Photo Credits / Index 70 Business Statistics Thorough integration of Megastat: The Megastat Excel add-in package, available on the CD of the previous edition of the book, has now been International Edition New thoroughly integrated into the text. As the authors do with Excel and Minitab, instruction in the use of Megastat, complete with step-by-step screen captures, is offered at the conclusion of most every chapter of BUSINESS STATISTICS IN PRACTICE the book providing students with clearer direction. 4th Edition Internet tutorials and exercises highlight real work applications and By Bruce L Bowerman and Richard T O'Connell of Miami Univer- give students practice in gathering and using real data. sity--Oxford 2007 (December 2005) / 912 pages Consistent theme of business improvement through statistical analy- ISBN-13: 978-0-07-297747-9 / MHID: 0-07-297747-7 sis. Since this is the ultimate goal for statistical analysis in business (to ISBN-13: 978-0-07-325291-9 / MHID: 0-07-325291-3 improve business processes), this is B & O's motto in the book. This (with CD) theme is the foundations for the many case studies and examples found ISBN-13: 978-0-07-110837-9 / MHID: 0-07-110837-8 in the text. [IE with Student CD] Website: http://www.mhhe.com/bowerman4e Unique use of case studies that integrates different statistical areas. Many of BOH's unique case studies span not only within chapters, but The new edition of Business Statistics in Practice delivers clear also groups of chapters. This leads to additional student relevance, as and understandable explanations of business statistics concepts they become familiar with the real decisions businesses face. through the use of continuing case studies and an emphasis on business improvement. The cases and examples show real ap- A real emphasis on the importance of variation. This starts in Chapter plications of statistics relevant to today's business students. The 1 and continues throughout the book. The practical, continuing case authors motivate students by showing persuasively how the use studies that permeate the book are consistently used to highlight this of statistical techniques in support of business decision-making reality. helps to improve business processes. A variety of computer centered examples and exercises, and a robust, technology- Utilization of a flexible topic flow that facilitates different topic based ancillary package are designed to help students master choices and encourages different teaching approaches. this subject. Acknowledging the importance of spreadsheets and statistical software in their statistical instruction, the authors Modern use of the latest versions of Minitab, Excel. continue to integrate Excel and Minitab output throughout the text. In addition, a new enhanced version of MegaStat, an Contents Excel add-in program designed to optimize Excel for statistical 1. An Introduction to Business Statistics 2. Descriptive Statistics 3. application, is available free on the Student CD. For students Probability 4. Discrete Random Variables 5. Continuous Random and instructors who want to explore statistical concepts from a Variables 6. Sampling Distributions 7. Confidence Intervals 8. Hy- graphical perspective, Visual Statistics is again available on the pothesis Testing 9. Statistical Inferences Based on Two Samples Student CD. New Business Improvement icons are integrated 10. Experimental Design and Analysis of Variance 11. Simple Linear throughout the text to illustrate the `BI' theme. Regression Analysis 12. Multiple Regression and Model Building 13. Time Series Forecasting 14. Process Improvement Using Control New to this edition Charts 15. Nonparametric Methods 16. Chi-Square Tests 17. Deci- Several new continuing case examples, with new data sets, have sion Theory / Appendix A: Statistical Tables Appendix B: Covariance been added to the Fourth Edition. Where an example of a statistical Between Two Variables Appendix C: Part I: Counting Rules Part II technique is applied to reach a business solution, such instances are Hypergeometric Distribution Appendix D: Normal Plots On CDROM: highlighted by an icon. Appendix E: Part I: Properties of the Mean and the Variance of a Random Variable, and the Covariance Between Two Random Vari- ables Part II: Derivations of the Mean and the Variance of the Sample Certain chapters and sections have been abbreviated and generally Mean and of the Mean and the Variance of the Sample Proportion tightened up, delivering a more concise, digestable presentation to Appendix F: Part I: Stratified Sampling Part II: Cluster Sampling and students. Ratios Estimation A greater number of basic exercises have been added, at the request of reviewers and users. Output and instruction for SPSS has been selectively incorporated into the Fourth Edition, alongside Excel, Minitab, and Megastat. Techiques in Hypothesis Testing have been re-cast in "steps" for greater student accessibility. Chapters on Simple and Multiple Regression have been revised for a clearer and more concise presentation. Features Latest version of Megastat Excel-add-in package: The coverage and COMPLIMENTARY capabilities of the Megastat add-in package, included on the CD ROM COPIES that accompanies the book, have been greatly expanded to enhance calculation capabilities. Among the topics now handled by Megastat Complimentary desk copies are available are: (for descriptive statistics): stem-and-leaf; dot plot; auto histograms; for course adoption only. Kindly contact your (for hypothesis testing) empirical idea for tolerance intervals, group local McGraw-Hill Representative or fax the comparison for unequal variance; comparison of means with unequal Examination Copy Request Form available variances; test of equal variances; (for ANOVA): Factorial ANOVA; on the back pages of this catalog. simultaneous inference; one-way design for ANOVA; (for Regression) residual plots; normal plots; outlying influence and observation diagnos- Visit McGraw-Hill Education tics; variance inflation factors; model-building: all possible regressions; Website: www.mheducation.com step-wise selection; (for NonParametrics) sign test; (for Time Series) decomposition method. 71 Business Statistics International Edition New International Edition New APPLIED STATISTICS IN BUSINESS AND basic statistics USING EXCEL AND MEGASTAT ECONOMICS WITH ST CD-ROM By J Burdeane Orris, Butler University By David P Doane, Oakland University and Lori E Seward, Leeds 2007 (March 2006) College of Business ISBN-13: 978-0-07-321158-9 / MHID: 0-07-321158-3 2007 (January 2006) (with CD) ISBN-13: 978-0-07-321575- 4 / MHID: 0-07-321575-9 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-125431-1 / MHID: 0-07-125431-5 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-110814- 6 / MHID: 0-07-110814-9 [IE with Student CD] [IE with Student CD] Website: http://www.mhhe.com/orris1e ISBN-13: 978-0-07-321498-0 / MHID: 0-07-321498-1 (Instructor's Edition with CD-ROM) This new text offers an Excel-focused approach to using statistics Website: http://www.mhhe.com/doane1e in business. All statistical concepts are illustrated with applied examples immediately upon introduction. Modern computing This new text offers an Excel focused approach to using statistics tools and applications are introduced, and the text maintains a in business. All statistical concepts are illustrated with applied strong focus on presenting statistical concepts as applied using examples immediately upon introduction. Modern computing Excel, enhanced by MegaStat, the Excel add-in created by the tools and applications are introduced, and the text maintains author and used as a standard for all McGraw-Hill/Irwin Business a strong focus on presenting statistical concepts as applied Statistics textbooks. The text enables students to take full advan- in business--as opposed to providing programming methods tage of Excel to develop and drive problem-solving skills. As a used to find a mathematical solution. Interpretation is heavily one-color paperback, it is also a competitive low-cost alternative emphasized, enabling students to take full advantage of Excel to most of the higher-priced books in the market. to develop and drive problem-solving skills. Features Features Concise but complete text with coverage appropriate for one-semester Applied Statistics in Business and Economics covers all the basic and most two-semester courses. The book is relatively short, but not topics in the standard Business Statistics course, both undergraduate and "easy." It covers the "real thing" but avoids getting overly theoretical MBA, using real and realistic data sets and modern technology. or mathematical. Visual Statistics, Learning Stats, and MegaStat are integrated within Modern in that it avoids computational calculator equations and em- the text and included in the package. phasizes computer use. It is the author's belief that Excel is a wonderful learning tool as a super-calculator. The book includes the Excel add-in Examples, case studies, and problems are almost completely from MegaStat, but is not a book about MegaStat. The focus is always on published research or real applications. Two key example data sets learning statistics--MegaStat is one tool students can use to do so. are a health care management data and a midwest bank collection on Automated teller machines. Learning Activities that guide learning and encourage experimenta- tion are interspersed throughout the text. Most of the Learning Activities Exercises are placed at the ends of chapters-keeping the chapter text work through computations and concepts manually and then verify `clean and concise'. with MegaStat. There are plenty of examples within the chapters, and virtually all of Chapter "Modules," which contain practical material that supports those are available in a technology form on CD. The exercises do often the concepts introduced in the main text of the chapter, are placed include `encouragement' of experimentation and alternative analysis. at the end of chapter so that instructors can easily skip or include the material at their own discretion. Though approx 800 pages in length- the text is concise in it's treat- ment. Much of the length is due to the heavy use of graphics and Text references to animated, narrated Tutorials housed on the Student illustrative material. CD, which will help the student understand a particular tool or topic better. These include two Excel "primer" tutorials and MegaStat setup The text is also decidedly non-mathematical- in both `look and feel' and introduction tutorials, as well as 14 tutorials on various statistical and in substance. subjects. All but the simplest proofs and deriviations are eliminated. End-of-Chapter problems presented in a table that lists the chapter's Exercises, which are contained on a Excel spreadsheet on the Student The text integrates many real world data sets, including two large sets CD. The book has approximately 150 Exercises including more than featuring health care management and banking/financial data. 350 individual problems. The treatment of confidence intervals and inference emphasizes CONTENTS proportions because they are more important in business applications. Chapter 1 Introduction. Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics. Chapter 3 The text also thoroughly integrates p-value interpretations of all tests. Frequency Distributions. Chapter 4 Probability Concepts. Chapter 5 Discrete Probability Distributions. Chapter 6 Normal Distribution. Hypothesis Testing chapters and all examples are presented following Chapter 7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions. Chapter 8 Confidence a consistent five step format Intervals. Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing Concepts. Chapter 10 Hypoth- esis Testing Applications. Chapter 11 Analysis of Variance. Chapter 12 CONTENTS Linear Regression Analysis. Chapter 13 Multiple Regression. Chapter Chapter One: Overview of Statistics Chapter Two: Data Collection Chap- 14 Chi-Square Applications. Chapter 15 Time-Series Analysis. Chapter ter Three: Describing Data Visually Chapter Four: Descriptive Statistics 16 Summary and Integration. Appendix A: Excel Statistical Functions. Chapter Five: Probability Chapter Six: Discrete Distributions Chapter Appendix B: Hypothesis Test Summaries. Appendix C: Glossary and Seven: Continuous Distributions Chapter Eight: Sampling Distributions Key Equations. Appendix D: Tables. Appendix E: Tutorial List and Estimation Chapter Nine: Hypothesis Testing: One Sample Chapter Ten: Hypothesis Testing: Two Sample Tests Chapter Eleven: Analysis of Variance Chapter Twelve: Bivariate Regression Chapter Thirteen: Multiple Regression Chapter Fourteen: Time Series Analysis Chapter Fifteen: Chi-Square Tests Chapter Sixteen: Nonparametric Tests Chapter Seventeen: Quality Management 72 Business Statistics Correlation Analysis 15 Chi-Square Applications Appendixes Answers International Edition to Odd-Numbered Chapter Exercises COMPLETE BUSINESS STATISTICS 6th Edition By Amir Aczel, Bentley College and Jayavel Sounderpandian 2006 / 800 pages BUSINESS STATISTICS ISBN-13: 978-0-07-286882-1 / MHID: 0-07-286882-1 2nd Edition ISBN-13: 978-0-07-312698-2 / MHID: 0-07-312698-5 By G C Beri, Professor of University of Baroda (with Student CD) 2005 (July 2005) / 692 pages ISBN-13: 978-0-07-124416-9 / MHID: 0-07-124416-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-059946-8 / MHID: 0-07-059946-7 [IE with Student CD] Tata McGraw-Hill Title Website: http://www.mhhe.com/aczel6e The author has given lucid exposition of the statistical methods Statistical integrity with a complete Excel solution, this new edi- with illustrations. There are few books even today which cover tion of Complete Business Statistics offers revised sections on the subject in such a detailed vigorous manner. The design of regression analysis and updated cases highlighting companies the book, viz., the easy-to-follow presentation, chapter pre- across the globe. requisites, chapter objectives, glossary, list of formulae will be CONTENTS very much useful to the management students and also make the book reader friendly. Working with Templates / 1. Introduction and Descriptive Statistics 2. Probability 3 Random Variables 4. The Normal Distribution 5. Sampling CONTENTS and Sampling Distributions 6. Confidence Intervals 7. Hypothesis Test- ing 8. The Comparison of Two Populations 9 Analysis of Variance 10. 1. Introduction 2. Classification of Data 3. Graphic Presentation of Data Simple Linear Regression and Correlation 11. Multiple Regression and 4. Diagrammatic Presentation of Data 5. Measures of Central Tendency Correlation 12. Time Series, Forecasting, and Index Numbers 13. Quality 6. Measures of Dispersion 7. Skewness, Moments and Kurtosis 8. Prob- Control and Improvement 14. Nonparametric Methods and Chi-Square ability 9. Probability Distributions 10. Sampling and Sampling Distribu- Test 15. Bayesian Statistics and Decision Analysis /Appendices A: Refer- tions 11. Estimation 12. Testing Hypotheses 13. Chi-Square Distribution ences B: Answers to Most Odd-Numbered Problems C: Statistical Tables 14. Analysis of Variance 15. Regression Analysis 16. Correlation 17. / On the CD 16. Sampling Methods / 17. Multivariate Analysis Multiple Regression and Correlation Analysis 18. Time Series Analysis and Forecasting 19. Non-Parametric Tests 20. Index Numbers 21. Deci- sion Theory 22. Quality Control International Edition International Edition BASIC STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS PRACTICAL BUSINESS STATISTICS 5th Edition 5th Edition By Douglas Lind, Coastal Carolina University, William G Marchal of By Andrew F Siegel, University of Washington University of Toledo and Robert D Mason, Coastal Carolina Univer- 2003 / 180 pages sity ISBN-13: 978-0-07-282125-3 / MHID: 0-07-282125-6 2006 / 576 pages (with Student CD-ROM) ISBN-13: 978-0-07-312165-9 / MHID: 0-07-312165-7 ISBN-13: 978-0-07-121338-7 / MHID: 0-07-121338-4 (with Student CD-ROM) [IE with CD-ROM] ISBN-13: 978-0-07-124461-9 / MHID: 0-07-124461-1 Website: http://www.mhhe.com/siegel5e [IE with Student CD] Website: http:www/mhhe.com/lindbasics5e CONTENTS Part 1: Introduction: Defining the Role of Statistics in Business 1. In- Lind/Marchal/Wathen: Basic Statistics for Business and Eco- troduction: Defining the Role of Statistics in Business 2. Data Structures: nomics 5e is a derivative of the best-selling STATISTICAL Classifying the Various Types of Data Sets 3. Histograms: Looking at TECHNIQUES IN BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 12/e offering the Distribution of Data 4. Landmark Summaries: Interpreting Typical the essential topics of statistical tools and methods delivered Values and Percentiles 5. Variability: Dealing with Diversity Part 2: in a student friendly, step-by-step format. The text presents Probability 6. Probability: Understanding Random Situations 7. Ran- concepts clearly and succinctly with a conversational writing dom Variables: Working with Uncertain Numbers Part 3: Statistical style. All statistical concepts are illustrated with solved applied Inference 8. Random Sampling 9. Confidence Intervals: Admitting that examples immediately upon introduction. Modern computing estimates are not exact 10. Hypothesis Testing: Deciding between real- tools and applications are introduced, though the text maintains ity and confidence Part 4: Regression and Time Series 11. Correaltion a focus on presenting statistics content as opposed to technol- and Regression: Measuring and predicting relationships 12. Multiple ogy or programming methods, and the fifth edition continues Regression: Predicting oen factor from several others 13. Report Writing: as a `students' text with increased emphasis on interpretation Communicating the results of a multiple regression 14. Time Series: of data and results. Understanding Changes over time Part 5: Methods and Applications 15. Anova: Testing for Differneces among many samples, and much Contents more. 16. Nonparametrics: Testing with Ordinal Data or Nonnormal Distributions 17. Chi-Squared Analysis: Testing for Patterns in Quali- Brief Contents 1 What Is Statistics? 2 Describing Data: Frequency tive Data 18. Quality Control: Recognizing and Managing Variation Distributions and Graphic Presentation 3 Describing Data: Numerical / Appendix A: Employee Database Appendix B: Donations Database Measures 4 Describing Data: Displaying and Exploring Data 5 A Survey Appendix C: Self-Test: Solutions to selected problem and database of Probability Concepts 6 Discrete Probability Distributions 7 Continu- exercises Appendix D: Statistical Tables Appendix E: Statpad Quick ous Probability Distributions 8 Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Reference Guide Theorem 9 Estimation and Confidence Intervals 10 One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis 11 Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis 12 Analysis of Vari- ance 13 Linear Regression and Correlation 14 Multiple Regression and 73Download Link: