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....

Predicting With Plots

by Nelson, Wayne B.

Reliability textbooks lack information about a simple and informative plot for analyzing test and field data on repeated repairs of a sample of systems....

Statistics Spotlight: Straight Line or Not?

by Anderson-Cook, Christine M.

Until this spring, I had never heard of the book called Factfulness. Then Bill Gates made a big splash in the news by giving each U.S. graduate from college a copy of the book....

Statistics Spotlight: Asking the Right Question

by Barsalou, Matthew

I started thinking about accident rates while riding in a car when I was visiting another country. Is there a higher probability of getting into an accident there or at home?...

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