The new edition of this accessible textbook provides ideal introductory coverage of quantitative methods. It offers real world business examples and case studies to illustrate problem-solving in empirical situations. Student learning is comprehensively supported by extensive online resources. What's new for this edition? - Quantitative Methods in Action case studies with reference to contemporary topics such as the Ebola epidemic, the Scottish referendum and the Crossrail project. - Maths revision section which assumes no prior knowledge and will bring students up to speed, whatever their maths background. - Extensive coverage of the latest statistical software packages such as Excel 2013 and SPSS 22, including screenshots.