Business Data Analysis
STATISTICS FOR MANAGERS
USING Microsoft Excel
David M. Levine David F. Stephan
Timothy C. Krehbiel Mark L. Berenson
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Statistics for Managers: Using Microsoft Excel, Fifth Edition by David M. Levine, David F. Stephan, Timothy C. Krehbiel, and Mark L. Berenson
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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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