Dispersion is a statistical concept that describes the variation between values in a data set.

Dispersion is most commonly measured by standard deviation or variance; a large dispersion indicates widely scattered values, while a small dispersion indicates tightly clustered values.

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Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. For over 25 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Starwood Hotels & Resorts build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.