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Berman / Wang Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts



3. Revised Auflage 2012, 392 Seiten, Kartoniert, Format (B × H): 151 mm x 226 mm, Gewicht: 512 g
ISBN: 978-1-60871-677-7
Verlag: SAGE Publications Inc


Berman / Wang Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts

Known for its brevity and student-friendly approach, this new third edition of Essential Statistics provides students with a strong conceptual foundation, but continues to stress application. Class-tested learning objectives, key term lists, and numeroustables, figures, and charts further enhance skill acquisition. Fully updated, this edition touts: · two new chapters on applications in performance management and analysis and ANOVA · new coverage of essential nonparametric alternatives to conventional inferential statistics · additional material on performance management, going beyond an emphasis on performance measurement.

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PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Why Statistics for Public Managers and Analysts?
PART TWO: RESEARCH METHODS
Research Design
Conceptualization and Measurement
Measuring and Managing Performance: Present and Future
Data Collection
PART THREE: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
Contingency Tables
Getting Results
PART FOUR: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS
Hypothesis Testing with Chi-square
Measures of Association
The T-test
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Simple Regression
Multiple Regression
PART FIVE: FURTHER STATISTICS
Logistic Regression
Time Series Analysis
Survey of Other Techniques
Appendix: Statistical Tables


Berman, Evan M.
Evan M. Berman is Distinguished University Professor at National Chengchi University in Taipei (Taiwan). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of ASPA Book Series in Public Administration & Public Policy (Taylor & Francis), Senior Editor of Public Performance & Management Review and a Distinguished Fulbright Scholar. His areas of expertise are human resource management, public performance, and local government, and international interests have now taken him to Asia. He has over 100 publications and 10 books, including Public Administration in East Asia: Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan (CRC Press, 2010), People Skills At Work (CRC Press, 2011, with Dira Berman), Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Third Edition (Taylor & Francis, 2007), and Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Second Edition (CQ Press, 2006). He is past Chair of the American Society for Public Administration's Section of Personnel and Labor Relations, and also a former policy analyst with the National Science Foundation. He was previously the Huey McElveen Distinguished Professor at Louisiana State University, and has assisted local jurisdictions on matters of team building, strategic planning, and citizen participation.


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