Business Forecasting

Business Forecasting

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This text introduces students to basic statistical techniques used in formulating individual business forecasts and longe-range plans, with an emphasis on the application of these techniques by management to decision-making. It addresses a range of complex topics and makes them understandable through a simple straightforward writing style and a wealth of practical examples. 25 cases at the end of chapters help illustrate the concepts taught and their real-world applications. Computer output from different computer packages are provided at the end of each chapter. They familiarize students with a range of software packages used in the business world and teach them how to read the output. There is a chapter on econometric topics, including coverage of the regression of time series data that is designed to make these concepts understandable to students.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 180 x 234mm | 769g
  • ALLYN & BACON
  • Old Tappan, United States
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0205137075
  • 9780205137077

Table of contents

Introduction to forecasting; a review of basic statistical concepts; data sources; exploring data patterns and choosing a forecasting technique; moving averages and smoothing methods; regression analysis; multiple regression; time series analysis; regression of the time series data; the Box-Jenkins (ARIMA) methodology; judgement elements in forecasting.
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