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: It Isn’t There

by Hare, Lynne B.

"Cats," Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical tells the story of the night a cluster of neighborhood cats decides which among them will ascend to the great beyond....

3.4 per Million: Before Breakdown

by Conklin, Joseph D.;

My friend Ken and I go back more than 30 years. We met at Acme Reengineering. Acme was the main parts supplier to the local automotive engine rebuilding industry....

One Good Idea: Put to the Test

by Gojanovic, Tony

Count data are everywhere, and they form the basis of many decision-making statistics. Learn about formulas that help determine data’s statistical significance....

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