Business Forecasting & Student CD Package (IE)
J. Hanke,D. Wichern
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Dodał/a książkę:Wojciech Polak
For undergraduate- or graduate-level courses in Business Forecasting, found in Decision Science or Economic departments.The goal is to present basic statistical techniques that are useful for preparing individual business forecasts and long-range plans. Written in a simple, straightforward style and making extensive use of practical business examples, the new edition includes numerous new problems, examples, data sets, and cases providing students with the necessary link between theoretical concepts and their real-world applications.NEW - Enhanced clarity of writing-Revised to improve understanding. Enables students to learn more effectively.NEW - Additional emphasis on the most recent theoretical developments and empirical findings. Provides students with the most current and up-to-date text available.NEW - Seven new cases-Brings the number of cases to 53, along with new problems and data sets. Enables students to see the connection between theory and real-world practice.NEW - Incorporation of the newest version of Minitab (Minitab 14), Excel 2000, and Crystal Ball's CB Predictor (an Excel add-in)-Integrates output from Excel and Minitab into the chapters. Emphasizes for students the need to interpret output, and optional sections at the end of each chapter provide additional instruction in the use of these software packages.NEW - Reorganized material and expanded discussions-Includes moving the material on growth curves to an earlier chapter and expands on the Delphi Method. Enables students to utilize a text that is clearly written, well-organized, and comprehensive.NEW - Accompanying CD-ROM-Includes data files,a student version of CB Predictor, and solutions to odd-numbered exercises. Provides students with an exciting technological tool that enhances learning and understanding.Coverage of all appropriate techniques-Includes extensive discussions of managerial aspects of forecasting. Allows students to have a text that is error-free.Modeling. Illustrates for students the need to select the proper forecasting models.Comprehensive Appendices-Include: Derivations; Data for Case Study 7.1; Tables; and Data Sets and Databases. Gives students a text that is a valuable future reference guide.