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 Roundtable: Thinking of Linking

by Anderson-Cook, Christine

Results that come from statistical studies often hold the key to answering important business questions that can influence future choices made in a project....

Statistics Roundtable: Blocking Benefits

by Borror, Connie M.

When conducting even a seemingly simple experiment—such as one with a single factor with several levels—significant care and consideration should go into the design setup....

Measure for Measure: Where Do You Fit?

by Grachanen, Christopher L.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupation Classification system does not recognize job titles and descriptions for calibration technicians, calibration engineers or metrologists....

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