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Analysis of Impact of Autorickshaws on Public

CASELET, STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT
ET Cases, 4 pages
AUTHOR(S) : R. Muthukumar and Dr. Nagendra V. Chowdary

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Analysis of Impact of Autorickshaws on Public

 

Public transport functions as the lifeline in big cities like Hyderabad for tourists, office commuters, shoppers. Public transport commuters have many choices depending upon the distance, time and money at hand. While the local bus service, MMTS and private auto and taxi services are readily available, Hyderabad-specific services such as ‘Shared Auto’ is also worth mention.

Autorickshaws are considered the best option for short as well as long trips in Hyderabad. Hence, transport by autos has become an inseparable part of the city and its denizens. But, hiring an autorickshaw is no less a herculean task. The usual responses that one receives from any autorickshaw driver are no different from the responses that K. Philip and M. Sumit, employees at a research company, got. As their office is located far from the city autos are the best option to commute to office and whenever they try to hire an auto, they get replies like:................

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Analysis of Impact of Autorickshaws on Public

 

Prerequisite Conceptual Understanding

  • • Richard I. Levin and David S. Rubin, “Chapter 2: Grouping and Displaying Data to Convey Meaning: Tables and Graphs”, Statistics for Management, 7th Edition, Pearson Education, 2008
  • • Richard I. Levin and David S. Rubin, “Chapter 12: Simple Regression and Correlation”, Statistics for Management, 7th Edition, Pearson Education, 2008

 

Synopsis

This caselet can be used for teaching the concepts of Tables and Graphs, Regression and Correlation Analysis. The caselet enables a discussion on the Impact of Autorickshaws as a major transport. Two friends K. Philip and M. Sumit conducted a survey and decided to present the findings and results of the survey to the Autorickshaw Union to improve the service.

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • • Measure the implications of Tables and Graphs
  • • Understand how to estimate the relationship between two variables using Regression Analysis
  • • Analyze how the variables are correlated with each other

 

Assignment Questions

  • I. How do you present the data results in simplest way?
  • II. What analysis can you do with the data provided in Annexure I of the caselet?
  • III. What will be your recommendations to the Autorickshaw Union from the findings and results?

 

Teaching Plan

The Teaching Note follows a defined Teaching Plan [Annexure (TN)-I], to assist the faculty in conducting the classroom discussion..............

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This caselet can be used for teaching the concepts of Tables and Graphs, Regression and Correlation Analysis. The caselet enables a discussion on the Impact of Autorickshaws as a major transport. Two friends K. Philip and M. Sumit conducted a survey and decided to present the findings and results of the survey to the Autorickshaw Unions to improve the service.



Pedagogical objectives

  • To measure the implications of Tables and Graphs
  • To understand how to estimate the relationship between two variables using Regression Analysis
  • To analyze how the variables are correlated with each other



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