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Business: Business Analytics and Statistics: Start Here

Introduction

The ultimate purpose of this guide is to give you an introduction to databases, working papers, journals, and other resources of interest that are relevant in Business Statistics. You are encouraged to consult other research guides in the Business subject areas.

If you still have no idea how or where to start doing your research, visit AskUsNow to contact us by phone or e-mail, to make an appointment for a research consultation, or just simply drop by the Research Assistant Desk of the John Hodges Library.

What is "Business Statistics"

What is Business Statistics?

According to BusinessDictionary.com, the definition of Statistics is "Branch of mathematics concerned with collection, classification, analysis, and interpretation of numerical facts, for drawing inferences on the basis of their quantifiable likelihood (probability). Statistics can interpret aggregates of data too large to be intelligible by ordinary observation because such data (unlike individual quantities) tend to behave in regular, predictable manner. It is subdivided into descriptive statistics and inferential statistics."

Resource Spotlight

Associate Professor / Librarian for Haslam Business College, Advertising School, RTHM School, Executive MBA programs

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P. Judy Li, PhD
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Phone: 865-974-0013
Judy's academic credentials (all from North America universities): PhD, MLIS, MBA (Entrep.), BA(Business Adm.).
Previously worked as a librarian at: research centers (county public library's Business/Law/Gov subject section, academic libraries' Business section, special libraries with companies in Telecommunication Industry and Finance Industry) - USA, Canada, HongKong (pre-1997 - British National Oversea)
Subjects:Business