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Turning Numbers into Knowledge : Mastering the Art of Problem Solving (Paperback) (Jonathan Garo Koomey)

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This book bridges general business problem solving and mathematics, teaching tricks of the trade for using numbers to be effective in work and life. Full of tools, tricks, and tips for solving problems in the real world, this new edition serves as an ideal training manual for those who are new to or intimidated by quantitative analysis and acts as an excellent refresher for those who have more experience but want to improve the quality of their data, the clarity of their graphics, and the cogency of their arguments. In addition to containing numerous updates to the contents?references, URLs, and reading lists?this third edition includes many revised chapters, updated examples (with more business-focused examples), and new material on searching for the information you need. Mastering the art of problem solving takes more than proficiency with basic calculations; it requires understanding how people use information, recognizing the importance of ideology, learning the art of storytelling, and acknowledging the important distinction between facts and values. Intended for beginning analysts or students and the people who need to train them, this guide addresses these and other essential skills.
Number of Pages: 260
Genre: Business + Money Management
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Author: Jonathan Garo Koomey
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2017
TCIN: 51999544
UPC: 9781938377068
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-3510
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