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Suitable for students across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa, this title offers a complete introduction to business statistics. Delivering a clear and comprehensive revision, it covers all the key concepts, combined with a variety of technologies and applications that are introduced with hallmark precision.
Jim Freeman is Senior Lecturer in Statistics and Operational Research at Manchester Business School, United Kingdom. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business statistics and operational research courses to students from a wide range of management and engineering backgrounds. For many years he was also responsible for providing introductory statistics courses to staff and research students at the University of Manchester's Staff Teaching Workshop. Through his gaming and simulation interests he has been involved in a significant number of external consultancy and grant-aided projects. More recently he received significant government ('KTP') funding for research in the area of risk management. In July 2008 he was Editor of the Operational Research Society's OR Insight journal. In November 2012 he received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Decision Sciences Institute 43rd Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Eddie Shoesmith was formerly Senior Lecturer in Statistics and Programme Director for undergraduate business and management programmes in the School of Business, University of Buckingham, UK. At Buckingham, before joining the School of Business, he held posts as Dean of Sciences and Head of Psychology. He has taught introductory and intermediate-level applied statistics courses to undergraduate and postgraduate student groups in a wide range of disciplines: business and management, economics, accounting, psychology, biology and social sciences. He has also taught statistics to social and political sciences undergraduates at the University of Cambridge. Dr. Thomas A. Williams is a well respected textbook author and Professor Emeritus of Management Science in the College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he was the first chairman of the Decision Sciences Department. He taught courses in management science and statistics, as well as graduate courses in regression and decision analysis. Before joining the College of Business at RIT, Dr. Williams served for seven years as a faculty member in the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati, where he developed the undergraduate program in Information Systems and served as its coordinator. The co-author of 11 leading textbooks in the areas of management science, statistics, production and operations management, and mathematics, Dr. Williams has been a consultant for numerous Fortune 500 companies and has worked on projects ranging from the use of data analysis to the development of large-scale regression models. He earned his B.S. degree at Clarkson University and completed his graduate work at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Dr. Dennis J. Sweeney is a leading textbook author, Professor Emeritus of Quantitative Analysis, and founder of the Center for Productivity Improvement at the University of Cincinnati. He also served five years as head of the Department of Quantitative Analysis and four years as Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration. In addition, Dr. Sweeney has worked in the management science group at Procter & Gamble and has been a visiting professor at Duke University. Dr. Sweeney has published more than 30 articles in the area of management science and statistics. The National Science Foundation, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Federated Department Stores, Kroger, and Cincinnati Gas & Electric have funded his research, which has been published in Management Science, Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, Decision Sciences, and other respected journals. Dr. Sweeney is the co-author of ten textbooks in the areas of statistics, management science, linear programming, and production and operations management. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he earned a B.S. degree from Drake University, graduating summa cum laude. He received his M.B.A. and D.B.A. degrees from Indiana University, where he was an NDEA Fellow. David R. Anderson is Professor of Quan
David Anderson, Dennis Sweeney, Eddie Shoesmith, Jim Freeman, Thomas Arthur Williams
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