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Because the first publication ever released for public management records classes, utilized data FOR PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT management makes a tough topic available to scholars and practitioners of public management who've little heritage in facts or examine tools. Steeped in adventure and perform, this landmark textual content is still the 1st and top in study tools and facts for college students and practitioners in public--and nonprofit--administration. All statistical thoughts utilized by public management pros are lined, and all examples within the textual content relate to public management and the nonprofit region. The textual content avoids jargon and formulae; as a substitute, it makes use of a step by step technique that allows pupil studying.
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Chapter 4, “Frequency Distributions,” begins this discussion with a treatment of how to categorize and display a large volume of data, or a (frequency) distribution, in a graphical format, such as a table, chart, or graph, and how to work with percentages. The chapter following, “Measures of Central Tendency,” is concerned with finding and interpreting the average in a distribution of data: You may be familiar with the main measures of central tendency, the mean, median, and mode. The chapter shows how to calculate these statistics both for data that have been Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning.
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Previous editions of the book included a chapter on linear programming. This technique is useful for decision situations that involve maximizing or minimizing some output under certain constraints. That chapter has been moved to the companion Website for the book. Following the chapters in the book, you will find other materials useful for the study of applied statistics for public and nonprofit administration. ), we have included an Annotated Bibliography with a brief description of each entry.