BUS 308 Week 2 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 2 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 t-Tests. Imagine a shift manager at a manufacturing plant is gathering data on the number of units workers assemble during two different shifts over 10 different days. If the number of units assembled by each shift varies greatly from day to day, what impact will that…

BUS 308 Week 4 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 4 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 Simple Regression Analysis. Use the data in the chart to answer the questions below. The data indicates the number of “sick days” appliance installers take during a three month period, and the number of complaints filed by customers during the same interval. Use the Analysis Toolpak…

BUS 308 Week 5 Final Paper (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 5 Final Paper (Ash Study Guide) Writing the Final Paper Assignment Instructions: A retail store has recently hired you as a consultant to advise on economic conditions. One important indicator that the retail store is concerned about is the unemployment rate. The retail store has found that an increase in the unemployment…

BUS 308 Week 4 Quiz (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 4 Quiz (Ash Study Guide) 1.  With reference to problem 1, what statistic determines the correlation of experience with productivity, controlling for age in experience? 2.  In a problem where interest rates and growth of the economy are used to predict consumer spending, which of the following will increase prediction error? 3.…

BUS 308 Week 2 Problem Set (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 2 Problem Set (Ash Study Guide) Problem Set Week Two. Problem One Suppose that an automotive parts and accessories chain is experimenting with a new sales promotion. Two similar stores are selected for the experiment. For Store 1, nothing changes. This store constitutes the control group. For Store 2, the treatment group,…

Ashford BUS 308 Statistics for Managers

Ashford BUS 308 Statistics for Managers This course will examine the application of statistical analysis, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis in business decision making. Additionally, the course will focus on the utilization of statistical methods as applied to business problems and operations.  

BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz (Ash Study Guide) 1.  Data on the city from which members of a board of directors come represent interval data. 2.  Inferential statistics infer the characteristics of samples. 3.  The mode is which of the following? 4.  The standard error of the mean can be calculated by dividing μ by…

BUS 308 Week 4 Problem Set (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 4 Problem Set (Ash Study Guide) Problem Set Week Four. Problem One The manager of a catering company is using the number of people in the party to predict the cost of the drinks that are required for the event. The following are the data for 12 recently catered events: Complete the…

BUS 308 Week 3 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 308 Week 3 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 Interval Data. A courier service in a large city tracks the number of deliveries they are asked to make by 10 clients both before and after offering a progressive discount for repeat business. Their goal is to assess the effects of the discount. a. What is…