Jim Tamm is a former judge and an expert in building collaborative workplace environments, with 40 years experience in the field of alliance building and conflict resolution. As a Senior Administrative Law Judge for the State of California for 25 years Jim mediated almost 2,000 employment disputes. His legal decisions have impacted national labor policy and he has authored training materials that have been published in twelve languages.
The California Senate, the California Assembly and the California Public Employment Relations Board have all honored Jim for his work building more collaborative employment environments. His most recent book, Radical Collaboration was on Amazon's top seller lists for workplace and negotiations books for over a year.
He is a former law professor and is currently on the faculty of the International Management Program of the Stockholm School of Economics, the Management Education Program at NASA, and the Leadership Academy of the University of California, Santa Cruz. Jim has a diverse client base of international organizations ranging from the United Nations, NASA, Toyota and Boeing, to universities and toy companies.
Jim is one of the designers and original faculty members of a highly successful training program designed to enhance collaborative work environments; a program that was underwritten by the Hewlett Foundation and the State of California.
Jim is President of RC Group and is a senior consultant with the international consulting firm Business Consultants Network with training partners in 18 countries. He specializes in building cultures of collaboration within organizations and training other consultants and trainers how to teach collaborative skills.