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George Box: A Source of Inspiration for Quality and Productivity

Summary: An expanded version of a talk honoring George Box given by the author at the 2008 meeting of the Quality and Productivity Research Conference describes his first encounter with Box and summarizes the evolution of quality systems. Box’s views on statistics and quality improvement are examined, followed by a look at his books and papers.

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  • Topics: Statistics
  • Keywords: Quality improvement (QI), Statistics, Quality profession, Quality system, Box plots
  • Author: Abraham, Bovas
  • Journal: Quality Engineering