Designed for either one-semester or two-semester introductory business statistics course at the undergraduate or graduate level. This is the first business statistics text designed specifically to use Microsoft Excel as a means of teaching statistical business applications. Provides streamlined coverage of a range of statistical topics with a managerial focus. The UPDATED VERSION will contain: 1.) a new chapter on Decision Analysis (Ch. 14); 2.) Excel 97 (8.0) supplement - this supplement consists of four parts; 3.) A disk which contains fully developed Excel worksheets for all Excel examples/problems in the book. These are all ready-to-use and completely documented. PLUS, we have enhanced the text with 18 of the most commonly used worksheets which have been automated. This allows the user to solve examples/problems of any size all with the click of a button.