Tag Archives: Statistics

Deeper into Box Plots

In the Behold the Box Plot post, we examined a simple box plot, which is good for most purposes. The version that most statisticians use, which I’ll call the statistical box plot has two additional features. The first, is to … Continue reading

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Book Review: HR Analytics Handbook

The field of human resources analytics (aka human capital analytics) has taken the HR world by storm.  The unsung analytical heroics of rare HR quants, hitherto hidden from sight, have moved to center stage.  HR professionals worldwide have embraced the use of data, … Continue reading

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Behold the Box Plot

Compensation professionals are constantly examining the distribution of data – e.g., the distribution of salaries, salary increases, bonus payouts, etc. While typically focused on quartiles and medians of the distribution, they recognize that they need to look at the entire … Continue reading

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Teaching Analytics to HR Professionals

As the interest in human capital analytics grows apace, I’ve been thinking again about why it’s taken so long for HR professionals to appreciate the value analytics bring to decision making related to human resource investment. One factor that came … Continue reading

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Book Review: Logistic Regression – A Self-Learning Text

A book review of Logistic Regression – A Self-Learning Text, by David G. Kleinbaum and Mitchell Klein. Third Edition. Springer, 2010. Continue reading

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