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Quantitative Techniques for Management

Quantitative Techniques for Management

Author(s):
  • David M. Levine
  • Mark L. Berenson
  • Timothy C. Krehbiel
  • Barry Render
  • Ralph M. Stair Jr.
  • Michael E. Hanna
  • Author: David M. Levine
    • ISBN:9788131772485
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131772489
    • Price:Rs. 669.00
    • Pages:592
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    Specially designed to meet the requirements of management students, this reader-friendly and example-driven book on quantitative techniques presents a comprehensive coverage of the subject. The key highlight of the book is its focused approach achieved by combining relevant topics from business statistics and quantitative analysis. It discusses a wide range of concepts such as basic statistics, probability, decision and game theories, linear programming, sampling, regression analysis, and forecasting.

    Extensive syllabi research and instructor reviews have ensured that the chapters in the book cover the curriculum of major Indian universities. The emphasis on the interpretation of results rather than computation makes this book highly relevant. Students are encouraged to apply their learning to real-life challenges through a multitude of problems provided in the text.

    Table of Content

    Preface
    Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics: Grouping and Displaying Data
    Chapter 2: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
    Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Probability
    Chapter 4: Probability Distributions
    Chapter 5: Decision Theory
    Chapter 6: Game Theory
    Chapter 7: Linear Programming
    Chapter 8: Transportation and Assignment Models
    Chapter 9: Simulation
    Chapter 10: Sampling and Estimation
    Chapter 11: Hypothesis Testing
    Chapter 12: Regression Analysis
    Chapter 13: Forecasting and Time-Series Analysis
    Appendix
    Index

    Salient Features

    • Concepts explained using examples set in the form of managerial problems
    • Step-by-step approach to problem solving
    • Rich pedagogy for effective learning
    • Includes questions from university examinations
    • Comprehensive supplement package including instructors' solution manual and PowerPoint lecture slides