Henkel, Kenneth A.
July 1966
Advanced Management Journal;Summer66, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p75
Academic Journal
Discusses how time study decisions and calculations can be simplified and substantiated through the use of simple statistical techniques. Discussion on the goodness of fit measure; Use of statistics in the analysis of abnormal readings; Recommended procedure for the differences between means test.


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