Ira Sager,

Ira Sager

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Ira:

What Corporate America Knows That NASA Doesn't

Organizational innovations that change the way most corporations function have eluded the staid space agency → Read More

What Corporate America Knows That NASA Doesn't

Organizational innovations that change the way most corporations function have eluded the staid space agency → Read More

The Memory Technique You're Using Actually Makes You Forget

Researchers used the game Concentration to show that taking notes may not help us remember details → Read More

Fix Your Useless Brainstorming Sessions in Two Minutes

Brainstorming works when everyone is engaged, not just the usual one or two alphas in the group. Kellogg School of Management professor Leigh Thompson explains how to ensure that all ideas are heard. → Read More

How to Get More Respect From Your Boss With Less Work

Researchers had access to a company database that tracked ideas submitted by employees over more than a year → Read More

Your CEO Doesn't Think You Deserve a Promotion

A new report says most executives think their subordinates lack the ambition or skill to take on more responsibility → Read More

How U.S. Colleges Are Screwing Up Their Books, in Three Charts

Balance sheets have improved, but schools have not done enough to control expenses → Read More

How to Keep Wimps and Cronies Off Company Boards

Penn State business professors have identified four qualities needed in at least one member of the board to reduce the likelihood of governance failures → Read More

Top Managers Make Decisions Easily, but Struggle to Act on Them

Decision-making theory holds that the hardest choices are the most complex. But research finds the toughest skill for managers is finding courage to do the right thing → Read More

Say It With Stick Figures: Your Crude Drawings Are More Effective Than PowerPoint

If you hand-draw images for your presentation, there's a better chance people will recall more of your message—and for longer → Read More

Research Brief: Anxious? Let Your Self-Driving Car Talk You Down

The creators of Knight Rider had it right: People are more inclined to trust an autonomous car that talks to them → Read More

A Modest Proposal: Luxury Tax for Business Schools

To prevent small-market B-schools from having to offer a master's of beautician management or supply chain tactics for convenience stores → Read More

Sam Palmisano on Improving Business Education

The former IBM chairman talks about the need for bigger thinking at B-schools → Read More

Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2014

Let the cheers and jeers–and duhs!—begin. The two institutions atop the 2014 Best Undergraduate Business School ranking are, respectively, g... → Read More

Former IBM Chairman's Next Move: Reinventing the Global Corporation

In his first interview since retiring from IBM, Sam Palmisano talks about his new nonprofit and its work with B-schools, global organizations, and how he approached retirement → Read More

With a Shortage of STEM Graduates, Accenture Hopes to Grab Them Early

“Economic projections point to a need for approximately 1 million more STEM professionals than the U.S. will produce at the current rate over the next decade. … Currently the United States graduates about 300,000 bachelor and associate degrees in STEM fields annually. Fewer than 40% of students who → Read More