Viewing statistics from a quality control perspective

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Many students entering "Introduction to statistics" feel that statistics is a difficult subject that will have limited benefit to their lives. In this paper, a different vantage point for viewing the statistical process control section of a basic statistics course is presented to demonstrate the value of statistics to a student's life. This perspective has generated extremely positive student reactions for a decade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-179
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001


  • Learning
  • Motivation
  • Quality control
  • Statistics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Strategy and Management


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