Practice: Week 5 Discussion

Reference the Week 4 Case Study.

Respond to one of the following:

  • Regarding requirement #2: What impacted the reps’ average weekly performance to be greater than the population mean?
  • Regarding requirement #3: Considering your hypothesis statements, provide an example of a Type I and a Type II error.
  • Regarding requirement #3: Considering the p-values, is a statistically significant difference between the two reps being considered for the manager’s position? Explain.
  • Regarding requirement #3: Who would you recommend being promoted to Sales Manager: Rep A or Rep B? Why?
  • Regarding requirement #4: Considering the outcome of the hypothesis test, is your new Sales Manager outperforming the sales force?