# Statistics for Managers

**Topics:**Statistics, Regression analysis, Normal distribution

**Pages:**135 (27575 words)

**Published:**September 23, 2014

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STATISTICS FOR MANAGERS

USING Microsoft Excel

David M. Levine David F. Stephan

Timothy C. Krehbiel Mark L. Berenson

Custom Edition for

UMASS-Amherst

Professor Robert Nakosteen

Taken from:

Statistics for Managers: Using Microsoft Excel, Fifth Edition by David M. Levine, David F. Stephan, Timothy C. Krehbiel, and Mark L. Berenson

Cover photo taken by Lauren Labrecque.

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ABOUT

THE

AUTHORS

The textbook authors

meet to discuss statistics at Shea Stadium for

a Mets v. Phillies game.

Shown left to right,

Mark Berenson, David

Stephan, David Levine,

Tim Krehbiel.

David M. Levine is Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Computer Information Systems at Bernard M. Baruch College (City University of New York). He received B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees in Statistics from City College of New York and a Ph.D. degree from New York University in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He is nationally recognized as a leading innovator in statistics education and is the co-author of 14 books including such best selling statistics textbooks as Statistics for Managers using Microsoft Excel, Basic Business Statistics: Concepts and Applications, Business Statistics: A First Course, and Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists using Microsoft Excel and Minitab. He also recently wrote Even You Can Learn Statistics and Statistics for Six Sigma Green Belts published by Financial Times-Prentice-Hall. He is coauthor of Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions and Design for Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions, also published by Financial Times-Prentice-Hall, and Quality Management Third Ed., McGraw-Hill-Irwin (2005). He is also the author of Video Review of Statistics and Video Review of Probability, both published by Video Aided Instruction. He has published articles in various journals including Psychometrika, The American Statistician, Communications in Statistics, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Journal of Systems Management, Quality Progress, and The American Anthropologist and given numerous talks at Decision Sciences, American Statistical Association, and Making Statistics More Effective in Schools of Business conferences. While at Baruch College, Dr. Levine received several...

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