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

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Using the Power of Statistical Thinking

by Leitnaker, Mary G

This paper contains observations on the role of statistics and practitioners in providing guidance to industrial organizations in the use of Statistical Thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-06
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Process management, Measurement, Statistical Methods
Open Access

Improve Performance Using Statistical Thinking

by Doug Hlavacek, Stu Janis, Bob Mitchell, Tom Pohlen

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-03
  • Keywords:Statistical Thinking
Open Access

Statistical Thinking in K-12

by Blanton, Charles; Sommer, Paula Brooks

AQC Presentation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-06
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Statistics
Open Access

Improving K-12 Education Using Statistical Thinking: A Case Study of School Principals

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1999 Newsletter

by Brooks Sommer, Paula; Blanton, Dr. Charles

This paper presents a case study demonstrating how to improve school administration through statistical thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-03
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Process-oriented thinking, Variance Reduction
Open Access

Cpk – An Application of Individuals Control Charts

Tutorial Taken from the Spring 1999 Newsletter

by Mitchell, Robert

This article offers a case study on how an Individuals control chart is used to demonstrate the stability of the Cpk statistic...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-03
  • Keywords:Special cause, Common cause, Statistical thinking
Open Access

Nonstatistical Skills That Can Help Statisticians Be More Effective

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 1997 Newsletter

by Ronald D. Snee

Organizations are adopting new approaches to management and operations. New skills are needed if statisticians are to take advantage of these opportunities. It is shown how these new skills have much in common with statistical thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-01
  • Keywords:Statistical Thinking, Communication, Organizational development, Consulting, PDSA cycle, Flowchart, interrelationship digraph, affinity diagrams
Open Access

Change and Improvement: Guidelines for Action When the System Resists

1996 Youden Address

by James M. Lucas

This address discusses examples of the systems approach to problem formulation and solution, gives recommended changes that “we the people” can make, and offers some new technical tools...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-01
  • Keywords:Systems thinking, Statistical thinking, Organizational development
Open Access

Statistical Thinking

by Britz, Galen; Emerling, Donald

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1996-03
  • Keywords:Statistics, Statistical Thinking
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

Youden Address: Enhancing the Bottom-Line Impact of Statistical Methods

In Vol. 15, No.2 Winter 1995 Statistics Division Newsletter

by Hoerl, Roger;

This Youden address seeks to stimulate changes within the statistics community that will lead statistical methods to reach their full potential bottom-line impact...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-01
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Robust design, Inventory, Managerial systems, Scientific method, Bayesian, Statistical thinking, Systems thinking, Response surface methodology, Interactions, Control charts

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