Chapter 1 - Research in business. After reading this chapter, you should understand: What business research is and how it differs from business decision support systems and business intelligence systems, trends affecting business research and the emerging hierarchy of business decision makers, the distinction between good business research and research that falls short of professional quality, the nature of the research process.
Many people find statistics challenging, but most statistics professors do not.
As a result, it is sometimes hard for our professors and the authors of statistics
textbooks to make statistics clear and practical for business students,
managers, and executives. Business Statistics Demystified fills that gap. We
begin slowly, introducing statistical concepts without mathematics.
The ability to recognize and deal with complex business ethics issues has become a
significant priority in twenty-first-century companies. In recent years, a number of
well-publicized scandals resulted in public outrage about deception and fraud in
business and a demand for improved business ethics and greater corporate responsibility.
This is a book about Creative Business Ideas.
These words do not necessarily trip off the tongue. And there are those who
might suggest that “creative” and “business” are as unnatural a combination as
“business” and “ideas.” I can understand that. Most often, business thinking is based
only in numbers, research, analysis, and logic. These are comfortable staples of predictability
for business-trained minds and corporate decision makers. And for risk
avoidance in general. Creativity is for the artists and dreamers, poets and ad people.
Microsoft Business Intelligence tools are among the most widely used applications for gathering, providing access to, and analyzing data to enable the enterprise to make sound business decisions. The tools include SharePoint Server, the Office Suite, PerformancePoint Server, and SQL Server, among others.
With so much jargon and so many technologies involved, Microsoft Business Intelligence For Dummies provides a much-needed step-by-step explanation of what's involved and how to use this powerful package to improve your business....
In Business Statistics, we try to narrow the gap between theory and practice by presentingstatistical methods so they are both relevant and interesting.The data that inform a business decision have a story to tell, and the role ofStatistics is to help us hear that story clearly and communicate it to others.
Computer-based systems known as decision support systems (DSS) play a vital role in helping professionals across various fields of practice understand what information is needed, when it is needed, and in what form in order to make smart and valuable business decisions. Providing a unique combination of theory, applications, and technology,