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Open Access

Statistics and Reality – Part 1

by Balestracci, Davis

This Mini Paper shows that the most basic statistical tools usually provide the best insights into processes...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-06
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Process-oriented thinking, Data acquisition
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

Data 'Sanity': Statistical Thinking Applied to Everyday Data

by Balestracci, Davis

This publication exposes eight common statistical "traps"...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1998-06
  • Keywords:Process-oriented thinking, Time Series Data, Variance Reduction
Open Access

The Key Role of Statisticians in the Transformation of North American Industry

Fall 1984 Youden Address

by Joiner, Brian L.;

This Youden Address describes the opportunity that statisticians have to make the U.S. industry competitive..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1984-11
  • Keywords:Business Improvement Methodology, Process-oriented thinking, Systems thinking, Youden Address

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