1. Provide 5 reasons why statistics fail in the workplace and provide at least one action per reason that could be taken to prevent these failures.
2. Dr. Deming said, ‘If I had to reduce my message for management to just a few words, I’d say it all had to do with reducing variation.’ In your own words, explain what he meant by this and what you would do as a business leader to ensure your organization did not fall prey to it.
3. Describe a process that you perform on a regular basis and identify 3 sources of common cause and 3 sources of special causes of variation.
4. Given the following car types, provide 5 examples of variable and attribute data that can be used to compare these vehicles. ( Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Full Size, Premium, Luxury, Minivan, Convertible, Premium SUV.)