Forecasting Methods for Management

Forecasting Methods for Management

by Steven C. Wheelwright, Spyros Makridakis
     
 

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Since the first edition appeared in 1973, this work has been translated into ten languages. This Fifth Edition presents a broad range of forecasting techniques and their practical application, with discussion of each method's strengths and weaknesses. Chapters reflect recent developments in forecasting approaches and tools, and addresse the role of

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Since the first edition appeared in 1973, this work has been translated into ten languages. This Fifth Edition presents a broad range of forecasting techniques and their practical application, with discussion of each method's strengths and weaknesses. Chapters reflect recent developments in forecasting approaches and tools, and addresse the role of forecasting in the management process.

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Outlines the full range of qualitative and quantitative forecasting methods. Discusses forecasting challenges, including learning the difference between explaining the past and predicting the future, and the impact of judgmental biases; and forecasting applications for short, medium, and long-term horizons. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471084846
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1980
Series:
Systems and Controls for Financial Management Ser.
Pages:
386

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