Statistics for Six Sigma Green Belts with Minitab and JMP (paperback)

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
David M. Levine  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
400
Pub.-date
June 2006
ISBN13
9780137017126
ISBN
013701712X
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Description

The only book on the market that provides a simple nonmathematical presentation of the statistics needed by Six Sigma Green Belts. Every concept is explained in plain English with a minimum of mathematical symbols. Includes real-world examples, step by step instructions and sample output for Minitab and JMP software as well as downloadble, ready to use data sets and templates. Includes applications to service industries to help managers understand the role of Six Sigma in nonmanufacturing industries.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments  xvii

About the Author  xix

Preface  xxi

Chapter 1:  Fundamentals of Six Sigma  1

Chapter 2:  Introduction to Statistics  7

Chapter 3:  Presenting Data in Charts and Tables  23

Chapter 4:  Descriptive Statistics  39

Chapter 5:  Probability and Probability Distributions  59

Chapter 6:  Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals  95

Chapter 7:  Hypothesis Testing  113

Chapter 8:  Design of Experiments  157

Chapter 9:  Simple Linear Regression  211

Chapter 10:  Multiple Regression  241

Chapter 11:  Control Charts for Six Sigma Management  279

Appendix A:  Review of Arithmetic and Algebra  321

Appendix B:  Summation Notation  329

Appendix C:  Statistical Tables  333

Appendix D:  Documentation of Data Files  347

Glossary  349

Index  359

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The only book on the market that provides a simple nonmathematical presentation of the statistics needed by Six Sigma Green Belts. Every concept is explained in plain English with a minimum of mathematical symbols. Includes real-world examples, step by step instructions and sample output for Minitab and JMP software as well as downloadble, ready to use data sets and templates. Includes applications to service industries to help managers understand the role of Six Sigma in nonmanufacturing industries.

 

Acknowledgments  xvii

About the Author  xix

Preface  xxi

Chapter 1:  Fundamentals of Six Sigma  1

Chapter 2:  Introduction to Statistics  7

Chapter 3:  Presenting Data in Charts and Tables  23

Chapter 4:  Descriptive Statistics  39

Chapter 5:  Probability and Probability Distributions  59

Chapter 6:  Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals  95

Chapter 7:  Hypothesis Testing  113

Chapter 8:  Design of Experiments  157

Chapter 9:  Simple Linear Regression  211

Chapter 10:  Multiple Regression  241

Chapter 11:  Control Charts for Six Sigma Management  279

Appendix A:  Review of Arithmetic and Algebra  321

Appendix B:  Summation Notation  329

Appendix C:  Statistical Tables  333

Appendix D:  Documentation of Data Files  347

Glossary  349

Index  359

Author

David M. Levine, Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Computer Information Systems at Bernard M. Baruch College (City University of New York), is nationally recognized as a leading innovator in business statistics education.

 

He is co-author of several best-selling statistics textbooks, including Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel, Basic Business Statistics: Concepts and Applications, Business Statistics: A First Course, and Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists Using Microsoft Excel and Minitab. He also recently wrote Even You Can Learn Statistics and co-authored Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions and Design for Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions, all published by Prentice Hall.

 

Dr. Levine holds B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees in Statistics from City College of New York and a Ph.D. degree from New York University in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.