Quantitative techniques in financial decision making

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MCB Publications , Bradford
Statementedited by Judith Atherton.
SeriesManagerial Finance -- vol.4, no.3
ContributionsAtherton, Judith.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20792006M
ISBN 100905440749

Quantitative Techniques: Theory and Problems adopts a fresh and novel approach to the study of quantitative techniques, and provides a comprehensive coverage of the subject.

Essentially designed for extensive practice and self-study, this book will serve as a tutor at home. The book also provides the necessary foundations in stochastic calculus and optimization, alongside financial modeling concepts that are illustrated with relevant and hands-on examples.

An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach starts with a complete overview of the subject matter. Quantitative Methods for Decision Makers helps students to understand the relevance of quantitative methods of analysis to manager’s decision-making by relating techniques directly to real-life business decisions in public and private sector organisations and focusing on developing appropriate skills and understanding of how the techniques Cited by: Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management presents the application of quantitative mathematical modeling to decision making in a business management context and emphasizes not only the role of data in drawing conclusions, but also the pitfalls of undiscerning reliance on software packages that implement standard statistical Cited by: quantitative analysis to business decision making and problem solving.

It familiarizes the student with a wide range of software and other classical and contemporary resources related to decision and problem. An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach offers a balance between the need to illustrate mathematics in action and the need to understand the real life context.

It is an ideal text for a first course in financial markets or investments for business, economic, statistics, engi­neering, decision science, and management.

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Quantitative analysis is the foundation of many investments and financial decision-making methods. Sound business judgment will inevitably involve a combination of analytical methods.

Without it, many important factors may remain unseen, thus resulting in making decisions that. Decision making Quantitative techniques facilitate the process of decision making. It sets out all possible alternatives and enables a feasibility study of each so that the optimal alternative can be chosen Deployment of resources Quantitative techniques, if properly applied, leads to optimal allocation of available limited resources.

Table of Contents1 Quantitative Techniques KNEC: Diploma in Business Management – Module II KNEC: Diploma in Human Resource Management – Module II KNEC: Diploma in Supply Chain Management – Module II Topic 2: Correlation and Regression Topic 3: Linear Programming Topic 4: Matrices Topic 5: Index Numbers Topic 6: Time Series Topic 7:.

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This text is especially relevant to students studying quantitative techniques as part of business, management and/or finance on undergraduate and professional courses, especially: ACCA; CIMA; CIPFA; ICA, IOB, ICAEW.

This introductory interdisciplinary textbook covers all the major topics involved at the interface between business and management on the one hand and mathematics and statistics 5/5(6). An accessible introduction to the essential quantitative methods for making valuable business decisions Quantitative methods-research techniques used to analyze quantitative data-enable professionals to organize and understand numbers and, in turn, to make good decisions.

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management presents the application of quantitative.

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Quantitative Methods for Decision Makers helps students to understand the relevance of quantitative methods of analysis to manager’s decision-making by relating techniques directly to real-life business decisions in public and private sector organisations and focusing on developing appropriate skills and understanding of how the techniques /5(24).

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management presents the application of quantitative mathematical modeling to decision making in a business management context and emphasizes not only the role of data in drawing conclusions, but also the pitfalls of undiscerning reliance of software packages that implement standard statistical.

Quantitative Methods for Decision Makers helps students to understand the relevance of quantitative methods of analysis to manager’s decision-making by relating techniques directly to real-life business decisions in public and private sector organisations and focusing on developing appropriate skills and understanding of how the techniques.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Various quantitative techniques for decision making are: 1. Mathematical Programming 2. Cost Analysis (Break-Even Analysis) 3. Cost-Benefit Analysis 4. Linear Programming 5. Capital Budgeting 6. Inventory Management 7. Expected Value 8. Decision Tree 9. Simulation Queuing or Waiting Line Theory Game Theory Information Theory Preference.

Quantitative Methods (1) T his study session introduces quantitative concepts and techniques used in financial analysis and investment decision making. The time value of money and discounted cash flow analysis form the basis for cash flow and security valuation.

Descriptive. This book presents statistical methods and models of importance to quantitative finance and links finance theory to market practice via statistical modeling and decision making. Part I provides basic background in statistics, which includes linear regression and extensions to generalized linear models and nonlinear regression, multivariate.

quantitative techniques, the decision maker is able to explore policies for attaining the predetermined objectives. In short, quantitative techniques are inevitable in decision-making process.

Classification of Quantitative Techniques: There are different types of quantitative techniques. We can classify them into three categories. They are: 1. Specific Decision Making Techniques The following techniques are used frequently by business and government managers.

Some are familiar (Benefit-Cost Analysis), others more esoteric (Linear Programming). Some are used for planning projects, others for analyzing data. Most of these techniques are mathematical or have mathematical aspects to them.

Quantitative Methods The Quantitative Methods programme is written by David Targett, Professor of Information Systems at the School of Management, University of Bath and formerly Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences at the London Business School. Quantitative Techniques with support of qualitative factors is necessary.

Quantitative Technique is the scientific way to managerial decision-making, while emotion and guess work are not part of the scientific management approach. This approach starts with data. Like raw material for a factory, this data is manipulated or processed.

Quantitative methods emphasize objective measurements and the statistical, mathematical, or numerical analysis of data collected through polls, questionnaires, and surveys, or by manipulating pre-existing statistical data using computational. The book discusses some of the commonly used quantitativetechniques in a wide spectrum of decision-making situations.

It isaddressed alike to the managers of today and tomorrow. The book isintended to provide a comprehensive presentation of the essentialtopics of quantitative decision making/5(2). Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management presents the application of quantitative mathematical modeling to decision making in a business management context and emphasizes not only the role of data in drawing conclusions, but also the pitfalls of undiscerning reliance of software packages that implement standard statistical.

living, quantitative techniques are used to assist in decision making. In order to work effectively in a modern business organisation, whether the organisation is a private commercial company, a government agency, a state industry or whatever, managers must be able to use quantitative techniques in a confident and reliable manner.

Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) is one of the most powerful Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) techniques. The estimating basis of the relative importance of criteria and alternatives in. 1 Katarina Katz* Karlstad University Lecture-notes for Quantitative Methods Spring Katarina Katz, Karlstad University, Universitetsgatan 2, 88 Karlstad Tel.

@ (4) investors who are interested in Japanese financial markets. Throughout the book the emphasis is placed on the originality and usefulness of models and methods for the construction of portfolios and investment decision making, and examples are provided to demonstrate, with practical analysis, models for Japanese financial markets.

A small business owner is always making decisions under uncertainty. In the world of business, nothing is ever done with total confidence that you have made the right decision. Fortunately, numerous quantitative techniques are available to help organize and assess the risks of various issues.

When using these techniques, the decision-maker makes use of scientific, logical or mathematical means to achieve realistic solutions to problems. Several OR techniques have been developed over the years. Decision-Making: Technique # 6. Linear Programming: Linear programming is a quantitative technique used in decision-making.

Decision Tree. In a certain decision-making process, probability plays an important role. On the decision model based upon probability is decision trees.

Scenario modeling. Business environment is always unpredictable and can throw up unusual situation more than often. Thus, organizations find themselves in the middle of dynamic environment.Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting is a forum for statistical and quantita-tive analyses of issues in finance and accounting, as well as applications of quantitative methods to problems in financial management, financial account- Financial Information.Quantitative analysis is the foundation of many investments and financial decision-making methods.

Sound business judgment will inevitably involve a combination of analytical methods. Without it, many important factors may remain unseen, thus resulting in making decisions that will .