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

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Accelerating Innovation in Industrial Statistics

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 2002 Newsletter

by David Drain

This paper describes ways in which industrial statisticians can gain knowledge of innovative statistical techniques through academic-industrial partnerships...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-01
  • Keywords:Communication
Open Access

Industrial Statisticians: Our Reputation As Communicators and Teachers

2001 Youden Address

by Myers, Ray;

This Youden Address discusses how the image and reputation of statisticians in industry might be improved...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-01
  • Keywords:Communication, Robustness, Scientific method
Open Access

A Primer on Surveys

Mini-Paper appearing in the Winter 2000 Newsletter

by Heaphy, Maureen S.; Gruska, Gregory F.;

This article discusses considerations in question wording, answer choices, comparisons between surveys, and piloting (or validating) a questionnaire prior to its full-scale exe!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-01
  • Keywords:Communication, Random sampling, Rating scales, Representative sampling, Stratified sampling, Surveys
Open Access

Integrity in Statistics

Winter 2000 Youden Address

by Bacon, David W.

This address proposes a solution to maintain the integrity of the statistical profession...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-01
  • Keywords:Ethics, Consulting, Communication
Open Access

Left Brained and Right Out of Touch

Mini Paper Appearing in Fall 1998 Newsletter

by Monson, Ryan D.;

This paper presents some thoughts to help technical workers overcome their personal uneasiness to dealing with human behavior...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1998-09
  • Keywords:Communication, Personal Knowledge
Open Access

Contexts of Statistical Practice

Winter 1998 Youden Address

by Ranney, Gipsie B.;

Lessons of the quality movement may be applied to statistical practice just as they are to other business activities. Three aspects are discussed: viewing systems, developing customer knowledge, and using a learning cycle to produce improvement...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1998-01
  • Keywords:Communication, Statistical Methods, PDSA (plan – do – study - act) Cycle
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

Communication: The Key to an Engineer’s Success

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1995 Newsletter

by Kinion, Sandra S.;

This paper presents four key aspects for successful communication...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-03
  • Keywords:Communication

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