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Reducing Variation During Design

Mini Paper Appearing in Spring 2010 Newsletter

by Taylor, Wayne A.;

Design offers the first and best opportunity for reducing variation in output variables by establishing requirements for the inputs...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-05
  • Keywords:Variance Reduction, Specifications, Tolerances, Robust design
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

Smooth Work Flow Lowers Complexity and Raises Your Output

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1996 Newsletter

by Fuller, Tim; Propst, Annabeth;

This Mini Paper presents Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints model for improving work flow and reducing complexity and shows how two different manufacturing organizations have implemented them...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1996-09
  • Keywords:Goldratt’s theory of constraints model, Process management, Variance Reduction

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