SCATTER DIAGRAMS AND REGRESSION ANALYSIS AS A "CARDIOGRAM" OF RAILROAD OPERATIONS

A railroad manager can obtain a highly meaningful appraisal of performance through use of scatter diagrams and regression analysis. They can be used as a major tool in diagnosing operations for improvements in operating results. Furthermore, they can be used effectively on several levels, or areas of management, the yardmaster, division superintendent, system operating officer, as well as those charged with the responsibility of seeing that proposed rates are remunerative. Examples are given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Railway Systems and Management Association

    181 East Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL  USA  60611
  • Authors:
    • Wright, W B
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 64-75
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050396
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1974 12:00AM