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The role of statistics in business and industry

Author: Gerald J Hahn; Necip Doganaksoy
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2008.
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"Highlighting the relevance of statistical methods in everyday applications, The Role of Statistics in Business and Industry bridges the gap between the tools of statistics and their use in today's business world. This one-of-a-kind resource encourages the proactive use of statistics in three well-organized and succinct parts." "This book is truly unique in that it first describes case studies and key business  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hahn, Gerald J.
Role of statistics in business and industry.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2008
(OCoLC)681736987
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald J Hahn; Necip Doganaksoy
ISBN: 9780471218746 047121874X
OCLC Number: 196309813
Description: xvii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I. SETTING THE STAGE --
Chapter 1. Statistics: an overview --
About this chapter --
What is statistics? --
Areas of application --
Statistical literacy --
Better decisions require better data --
Statistical thinking --
Related disciplines --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 2. Statistics in Business and Industry --
About this chapter --
Evolution of statistics for manufactured product applications --
Applications beyond manufactured products --
Forces impacting the use of statistics today --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions. PART II. MANUFACTURED PRODUCT APPLICATIONS --
Chapter 3. Product Design: Concepts --
About this chapter --
The product design process --
Ensuring measurement capability --
Design and development --
Design validation --
Transition to manufacturing --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 4. Product Design: Example --
About this chapter --
Thermoplastic resin for child car seat: introduction --
Some basic elements of plastic part design and manufacture --
Setting the design goals --
Ensuring measurement capability --
Design and development --
Design validation --
Transition to manufacturing --
Major take-aways --
Discussion Questions --
Chapter 5. Product Reliability Assurance --
About this chapter --
The key role of reliability --
Design for reliability: the need --
The process and the participants --
Setting reliability goals --
Reliability evaluation of a conceptual design --
Product reliability development --
Reliability validation --
Product safety --
Reliability growth analysis --
Product burn-in --
Software reliability --
Further reading --
Major take-aways --
Appendix: product life distributions and concepts --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 6. Manufacturing Quality Improvement: Concepts --
About this chapter --
The Need for manufacturing quality improvement --
Different industries --
Considerations in manufacturing quality improvement --
Disciplined approaches to manufacturing quality improvement --
Quality assessment and improvement --
Statistical monitoring --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 7. Manufacturing Quality Improvement: Example --
About this chapter --
Generator stator bar example --
Manufacturing capability and stability assessment --
Addressing measurement error --
Reducing deviations from target and variability --
Statistical monitoring --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 8. Product Manufacturing: Further Applications --
About this chapter --
Integrating engineering process control and statistical process control --
Polymer resin example --
Materials and parts quality assurance --
Final product assessment --
Productivity improvement --Major take-aways --
Discussion Questions --
Chapter 9. Product Field Support --
About this chapter --
Reliability data tracking --
Reliability data tracking for non-repairable products --
Reliability data tracking for repairable products --
Planning the failure reporting system --
A note on product safety --
Tracking customer satisfaction --
Competitive evaluations and advertising claims --
Proactive product servicing --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions. PART III. OTHER APPLICATIONS. Chapter 10. Pharmaceutical Products --
About this chapter --
Drug development: process overview --
The role of a pharmaceutical statistician: an overview --
Pre-clinical studies --
Clinical studies --
Case study: phase 2 clinical trial --
Regulatory review --
Some other applications --
Some statistical tools used in pharmaceutical applications --
Sources of further information --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 11. Financial Services --
About this chapter --
Financial services and its uncertainties --
Credit scoring for consumer loan approval --
Credit scoring example --
Model development and implementation: some important nitty-gritties --
Modeling in credit management: a broader look --
Specific application areas --
Statisticians in financial services --
Further reading --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 12. Business Processes --
About this chapter --
Business processes --
Example: improving the loan decision process for a business equipment financing company --
Steps for process improvement --
Another example: improving the skip tracing process --
Some further concepts and methods --
Operations research and management science --
Major take-aways --
Discussion questions --
Chapter 13. Further Applications --
About this chapter --
Food, beverage and related industries --
Semiconductor industry --
Communications industry --
Statistical image analysis for medical, security and other applications --
Other application areas --
Emerging areas: a glance into the future --
Major take-away --
Discussion questions.
Responsibility: Gerald J. Hahn, Necip Doganaksoy.
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