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: Know the Differences

by Barsalou, Matthew

Data are not the same as information. Data alone serve little purpose. To be useful, data must be transformed into information....

Statistics Spotlight: At Random

by Anderson-Cook, Christine M.

When I was a faculty member in the department of statistics at Virginia Tech more than a decade ago, I sometimes taught the “Statistical Methods for Scientists and Engineers” course....

The Crown Jewels of Design

by Liu, Shu

Design for Six Sigma is a customer-oriented design process that guides teams to create something that is right the first time and accurately transfers the voice of the customer into design solutions....

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