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Why? Purchasing A retailer’s shipment of 200 DVD players reveals 4 with defects. 005. Has the defect rate really risen, or is this simply a “bad” batch? Medicine An experimental drug to treat asthma is given to 75 patients, of whom 24 get better. A placebo is given to a control group of 75 volunteers, of whom 12 get better. Is the new drug better than the placebo, or is the difference within the realm of chance? Operations Management The Home Depot carries 50,000 different products. To manage this vast inventory, it needs a weekly order forecasting system that can respond to developing patterns in consumer demand.
A personnel executive is examining job turnover by gender in different restaurants in a fastfood chain. f. An intranet manager is studying e-mail usage rates by employees in different job classifications. g. A retirement planner is studying mutual fund performance for six different types of asset portfolios. h. A hospital administrator is studying surgery scheduling to improve facility utilization rates at different times of day. (a) How much statistics does a student need in your chosen field of study?
An inflated sales forecast or an understated cost estimate may propel a colleague’s favorite product program from the planning board to an actual capital investment. But a poor business decision may cost both of you your jobs. Headline scandals such as Bernard L. Madoff’s financial pyramid that cost investors as much as $65 billion (The New York Times, April 11, 2009, p. B1) or tests of pain relievers financed by drug companies whose results turned out to be based on falsified data (NewScientist, March 21, 2009, p.