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Major League Baseball and Management by Meaningful Metrics TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Manufacturing and traditional business settings have understood the importance of objective, meaningful metrics for many, many years. Metrics aren’t necessarily used as quotas or objectives (as Dr. Deming fights against …Continue reading →

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What Moneyball Teaches Us About Sharing of Best Practices TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As previously discussed in another blog post, Moneyball¬†is the story of how the Oakland Athletics challenged conventional baseball wisdom by eschewing heavy reliance on scouting reports in favor of statistical …Continue reading →

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What Moneyball Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The book Moneyball¬†by Michael Lewis was a paradigm-shifting revelation to the way baseball front offices evaluated and valued players – greater focus on specific statistics (on-base percentage) and valuing the …Continue reading →

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