Conjoint Analysis Brews Up Satisfaction: Thirsty for an Answer

Bradley Jones*, Roselinde Kessels

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Abstract

The inside front and back covers of the new edition of Statistics for Experimenters has a number of aphorisms relating to design of experiments. Along those lines, to find out what your customers prefer via marketing studies, it is a good idea to ask them. One way to ask is to introduce a new product or service and see if it flies. A conjoint analysis has three parts: a designed experiment, the statistical analysis of the resulting data and the business decisions based on the analysis. These steps can be illustrated using one of their recent projects. In a conjoint experiment, each respondent rates a set of profiles. Getting interpretable results under such constraints required a cleverly constructed designed experiment. Knowing the relative value consumers place on various product attributes is essential to the successful launch of a new product or service.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-39
Number of pages3
JournalASQ Six Sigma Forum Magazine
Volume7
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Design of experiments (DoE)
  • Conjoint analysis
  • Stella Artois

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Jones, B., & Kessels, R. (2008). Conjoint Analysis Brews Up Satisfaction: Thirsty for an Answer. ASQ Six Sigma Forum Magazine, 7(3), 37-39.