Chapter 3. Statistical Consultancy

  1. Shirley Coleman Technical Director4,
  2. Tony Greenfield5,
  3. Dave Stewardson4 and
  4. Douglas C. Montgomery6
  1. Ronald J. M. M. Does Managing Director1,
  2. Albert Trip1,
  3. Roland Caulcutt2 and
  4. András Zempléni3

Published Online: 3 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997482.ch3

Statistical Practice in Business and Industry

Statistical Practice in Business and Industry

How to Cite

Does, R. J. M. M., Trip, A., Caulcutt, R. and Zempléni, A. (2008) Statistical Consultancy, in Statistical Practice in Business and Industry (eds S. Coleman, T. Greenfield, D. Stewardson and D. C. Montgomery), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997482.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Industrial Statistics Research Unit, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

  2. 5

    Greenfield Research, Little Hucklow, Buxton SK17 8RT, UK

  3. 6

    Regents' Professor of Industrial Engineering & Statistics, ASU Foundation Professor of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287-5906, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Business and Industrial Statistics of the University of Amsterdam (IBIS UvA), Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Caulcutt Associates, 1 Calders Garden, Sherbourne, Dorset, DT9 3 GA, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Probability Theory and Statistics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014974

Online ISBN: 9780470997482

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Keywords:

  • statistical consultancy;
  • Japanese practice and statistical methods;
  • Institute for Business and Industrial Statistics of the University of Amsterdam (IBIS UvA BV);
  • Black Belts;
  • DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control);
  • personality tests or personality questionnaires;
  • Six Sigma companies and Black Belt training;
  • statistical consultancy unit;
  • university-based statistical consultancy units;
  • commercial or non-commercial options

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A statistician in industry

  • Black belt types

  • Statistical consultancy units at universities

  • Consultancy? … What's in it for me?