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Statistics Body of Knowledge - our library content below focuses on the topics in this listing.

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Open Access

How Do World Class Organizations Use Statistics? ( A Study of Best Practices)

Mini Paper Taken from the Winter 1995 Newsletter

by Parr, William C.;

This paper outlines the dimensions of an ideal implementation of statistical methods for improving organizational performance...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-12
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Statistical thinking
Open Access

Statistical Intervals for Quality Assurance: The Realities!

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1994 Newsletter

by ASQ Statistics Division

Interval estimates, which quantify uncertainty, provide important tools for continuous quality improvement. They are also subject to certain assumptions, particularly that of representative sampling...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-06
  • Keywords:Confidence intervals, Tolerance intervals, Prediction intervals, Standard deviation, Enumerative study, Analytic study, Random sampling, Convenience sampling, Judgment sampling, Representative sampling
Open Access

A Holistic Approach to the Design of Experiments – Part 1

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1993 Newsletter

by Hwan, Marilyn;

Part I of this paper introduces the design of experiments for the development and improvement of products and processes in a holistic manner...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-03
  • Keywords:Full factorial, Gage repeatability and reproducibility studies (Gage R&R, Gauge R&R)
Open Access

Shewhart Charts

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1993 Newsletter

by Martin, Tripp;

This paper addresses disagreements between proponents of traditional Shewhart control charts and proponents of Pre-Control...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-03
  • Keywords:X-bar and R chart, Individuals and moving range chart, Median and range chart, Pre-control, Statistical process control, Process improvement
Open Access

Rediscovery of the Engineering Function as a Critical Factor in Customer Satisfaction

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 1991 Newsletter

by Emery, Michael B.;

This paper shows how the engineering function can improve the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-01
  • Keywords:Continuous process improvement, , Statistical process control
Open Access

Statistical Thinking and Its Contribution to Total Quality

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 1991 Newsletter

by Snee, Ronald D.;

This paper examines statistical thinking and its role in total quality...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-01
  • Keywords:Total quality, Statistical thinking, sources of variation, Common cause, Special cause
Open Access

Statisticians: Where Are We Headed?

Spring 1989 Mini Paper

by Snee, Ronald D.;

This paper presents the new roles that statisticians must adopt to stay competitive in a rapidly changing environment...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-03
  • Keywords:Organizational development, Statistical thinking, Total quality
Open Access

Statistics, Quality, and the Bottom Line

1988 Youden Address

by Godfrey, A. Blanton;

This address discusses some ways in which statistics and quality can impact the bottom line and help companies gain a competitive advantage in global markets...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-03
  • Keywords:Managerial systems
Open Access

Statistics and Quality: It's Only a Beginning

Spring 1989 Mini-Paper

by Hunter, J. Stuart;

This paper discusses the present and future role of the statistician in the design and manufacture of industrial products and services...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-03
  • Keywords:Concurrent engineering, Designed experiments, Fall Technical Conference, Simultaneous engineering
Open Access

Statistics, Quality and the Bottom Line

1988 Youden Address

by Godfrey, A. Blanton;

This address discusses some ways in which statistics and quality can impact the bottom line and help companies gain a competitive advantage in global markets...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1988-12
  • Keywords:Managerial systems, Youden Address

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