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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

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

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