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Unformatted text preview: Often presume that the numbers are generally accurate. Believe that the creators of statistics are genuine and sincere. Critical: They avoid the naïve and cynical. Analyze statistics with an open mind. Realize that statistics is not perfect. Ask questions to see if the statistics would change. Cynical: They do not trust numbers. They created statistics. Believe they promote their own interests. Best argues that the Critical approach is the best. 4. How can you be a better critic of statistics? Accept statistics at face value. Statistics is not perfect so understand they are not perfect....
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course BUSA 1101 taught by Professor Kostov during the Spring '11 term at Georgia Southwestern.
- Spring '11