J K Sharma, formerly a professor at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, has more than 40 years of teaching experience of Operations Research, Business Statistics, Business Mathematics, Supply Chain Management, and Project Management. He was awarded the Madan Mohan Gold Medal for securing the first position in MSc (Mathematics) examination. He has been a visiting professor at Group ESSEC (A Graduate School of Management) in France during 1992-94, Amity University, Dubai campus during 2011-12 and Amity Institute of Higher Education, Mauritius during 2012-13. He has authored 25 books, which have been widely appreciated by the students of undergraduate and postgraduate classes of all the Indian universities/management institutes. Besides, he has also written more than 135 research papers/case studies. Also, 21 students got Ph.D. degree under his supervision.
CHAPTER 1: STATISTICS: AN OVERVIEW
CHAPTER 2: DATA CLASSIFICATION, TABULATION AND PRESENTATION
CHAPTER 3: MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY
CHAPTER 4: MEASURES OF DISPERSION
CHAPTER 5: SKEWNESS, MOMENTS, AND KURTOSIS
CHAPTER 6: CORRELATION ANALYSIS
CHAPTER 7: REGRESSION ANALYSIS
CHAPTER 8: FORECASTING AND TIME SERIES ANALYSIS
CHAPTER 9: INDEX NUMBERS
•Explains Indian Statistics and provides information about Father of Indian Statistics (Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis).
•Each chapter contains several exercises that are solved using MS Excel and SPSS to demonstrate the use of software.
•Each chapter contains Learning Objectives, Concept Quizzes, and Conceptual Questions and Self-Practice Problems with Hints and Answers.