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Author Hoerl, Roger Wesley.
Title Statistical thinking [electronic resource] : improving business performance / Roger Hoerl and Ron Snee.
Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Edition 2nd ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xxix, 511 p. : ill.
Series Wiley and SAS business series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Statistical thinking concepts -- pt. 2. Statistical engineering : frameworks and basic tools -- pt. 3. Formal statistical methods.
Summary "How statistical thinking and methodology can help you make crucial business decisions. Straightforward and insightful, Statistical Thinking: Improving Business Performance, Second Edition, prepares you for business leadership by developing your capacity to apply statistical thinking to improve business processes. Unique and compelling, this book shows you how to derive actionable conclusions from data analysis, solve real problems, and improve real processes. Here, you'll discover how to implement statistical thinking and methodology in your work to improve business performance. Explores why statistical thinking is necessary and helpful. Provides case studies that illustrate how to integrate several statistical tools into the decision-making process. Facilitates and encourages an experiential learning environment to enable you to apply material to actual problems. With an in-depth discussion of JMP software, the new edition of this important book focuses on skills to improve business processes, including collecting data appropriate for a specified purpose, recognizing limitations in existing data, and understanding the limitations of statistical analyses"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Commercial statistics.
Added Author Snee, Ronald D.
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9781118094778
9781118223383 (e-book)
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