Ch 16: Using Control Charts in Business

About This Chapter

This chapter on business control charts can help you get ready for exams, boost your grades and improve your overall business knowledge. Study the chapter at your own pace and use the practice quizzes to solidify your comprehension the material.

Using Control Charts in Business - Chapter Summary

Check out this business chapter to study the application of control charts in business. Inside the chapter, you'll find short and simple lessons that examine control chart-related topics, including statistical process control, rational sub-grouping and more. Take the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam to make sure you fully grasp these control chart topics. The online format of this chapter allows you to study wherever and whenever it's convenient, and you can submit questions to our instructors if you need any help. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define the statistical process control method
  • Use rational sub-grouping to control process
  • Identify control charts for attributes and variables
  • Recognize control chart patterns

5 Lessons in Chapter 16: Using Control Charts in Business
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Statistical Process Control: Definition & Examples

1. Statistical Process Control: Definition & Examples

One goal of business is to deliver a consistent product. But what happens when there are variations in the product a business is producing? In this lesson, we'll examine the statistical process control method of dealing with variations.

Using Rational Sub-Grouping to Control Process

2. Using Rational Sub-Grouping to Control Process

A good process should result in reliable, homogeneous outputs consistent with the company's goals. A rational sub-group is a process control method that evaluates outputs for their degree of variance.

What Are Control Charts for Attributes?

3. What Are Control Charts for Attributes?

Sometimes, businesses want to track how well something works over a period of time. When this need arises, many turn to control charts for attribute data. Watch this lesson to find out what types of control charts are good for attribute data.

What Are Control Charts for Variables?

4. What Are Control Charts for Variables?

It's important for companies to understand how elements of their business change over time. One way to do that is to construct a control chart. Watch this lesson to find out more about control charts for variables and how they can be used.

Identifying Patterns on Control Charts

5. Identifying Patterns on Control Charts

Control charts can be valuable for businesses to assess how they are doing, but how do you interpret them? In this lesson, we'll examine common patterns that can be identified when examining control charts.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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