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MindTap Business Statistics for Business Analytics: Data Analysis & Decision Making 6th Edition

S. Christian Albright, Wayne L. Winston

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MindTap® Business Analytics for Albright/Winston’s Business Analytics: Data Analysis & Decision Making, 6th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

S. Christian Albright, Indiana University, School of Business

S. Christian Albright received his B.S. degree in mathematics from Stanford in 1968 and his Ph.D. in operations research from Stanford in 1972. Since then, he has been teaching in the Operations and Decision Technologies Department in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University until his retirement in 2011. He has taught courses in management science, computer simulation, and statistics to all levels of business students: undergraduates, MBAs, and doctoral students. His current interest is in spreadsheet modeling, including development of VBA applications in Excel®. Dr. Albright has published more than 20 articles in leading operations research journals in applied probability. He has also published several successful textbooks, including BUSINESS ANALYTICS: DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING; DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGERS; SPREADSHEET MODELING AND APPLICATIONS; and VBA FOR MODELERS.

Wayne L. Winston, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (Emeritus)

Wayne L. Winston is Professor Emeritus of Decision Sciences at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and is now a Professor of Decision and Information Sciences at the Bauer College at the University of Houston. He has won more than 45 teaching awards and is a six-time recipient of the school-wide MBA award. His current interest focuses on showing how to use spreadsheet models to solve business problems in all disciplines, particularly in finance, sports, and marketing. In addition to publishing more than 20 articles in leading journals, Dr. Winston has written such successful textbooks as OPERATIONS RESEARCH: APPLICATIONS AND ALGORITHMS; MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING: APPLICATIONS AND ALGORITHMS; SIMULATION MODELING WITH @RISK; DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGERS; SPREADSHEET MODELING AND APPLICATIONS; MATHLETICS, DATA ANALYSIS AND BUSINESS MODELING WITH EXCEL 2013; MARKETING ANALYTICS; and FINANCIAL MODELS USING SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION. Dr. Winston received his B.S. degree in mathematics from MIT and his Ph.D. in operations research from Yale.
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• Files. Download the example files, problem files, and case files in Excel for this chapter. The example files also include 'finished' versions in Excel so you can check your answers as you work through the problems.
• Example videos. Each chapter includes a series of videos created by text author Chris Albright that show how example problems can be solved using either Palisade’s StatTools or JMP software (from SAS). Chapter 17 on Data Mining includes videos on use of Microsoft’s Power BI, as well as an overview of the use of Tableau for data visualization.
• Student Excel Solution Files. Download the solution files in Excel for selected odd-numbered problems from the chapter to check your work. The solutions often include notes from the author that help students interpret the model solution.
Assignment. Selected exercises and problems from the textbook are available as online homework, offering students instant feedback on their answers and instructors the ability to assess student mastery of the material.
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