About the Author
S.J. Morrison, retired, Department of Operational Research, University of Hull
Mr. Samuel Jim Morrision has been retired for 20 years now, his last post being as Head of the Department of Operational Research at the University of Hull. He contributed a great deal to the pioneering of statistics in industry and operational research, and set up the first postgraduate management course at Hull. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Royal Statistical Institute and the Chartered Mangagement Institute. He is also a senior member of the American Society for Quality.
Jim has been a speaker at conferences and meetings (including the IMS meeting of 1999 'Statistics in the Education of Engineers') where he has encouraged the use of simple statistics within the engineering industry. He has written many articals and papers on statistical engineering as the key to quality, writing often for the IET.