Measurement and Statistics

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Driven by Metrics

by Okes, Duke

Performance metrics are a necessary part of managing an organization. However, they have good and bad impacts on individual behavior, so organizations need to find ways to maximize the good while minimizing the potential damage....

Statistics Spotlight: A Glimpse of Reality

by Barsalou, Matthew; Jose, Harish

Many people seem to think that statistics has something to do with math, but this couldn’t be further from the truth....

Statistics Spotlight: Remember What Dr. Box Said

by Barsalou, Matthew; Schuelka, Steven

The statistician George E.P. Box has been credited with asking of statisticians, “Why do we aspire to be second-rate mathematicians when we could be first-rate scientists?”...

Statistics Spotlight: A Matching Pair

by Anderson-Cook, Christine M.

As a student in my very first design of experiments (DoE) class, one of the key messages I learned was that data to be collected needed to match what the planned analysis required....

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