Radical collaboration

James Tamm ’75 shares his experience as a judge and mediator in his new book on radical collaboration.

Radical Sm

For 25 years, James Tamm ’75 served as the San Francisco regional director and a senior administrative law judge for California’s Public Employment Relations Board. Tamm mediated more than 1,500 employment disputes, including more school labor strikes than anyone else in the country. His new book, Radical Collaboration: Five Essential Skills to Overcome Defensiveness and Build Successful Relationships (HarperCollins, $24.95, 2004) draws on his years of experience as a judge and mediator to offer readers guidance on creating effective collaborations.

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Teaching Empathy, Growing Peace

Seeing war and studying for his Ph.D. taught Bill Stover that empathy can make peace possible. It’s something he spent the rest of his life teaching others. 

Growing Support

Jay MacIntosh ’86 kickstarted a nonprofit to help former foster kids make the transition to adulthood.

Stopping Stigma

Srisruthi Ramesh ’17 works in Southern India to eliminate stigma associated with important parts of a woman’s life. 

Collecting Success

Following stints as a scriptwriter on Happy Days to producing Hannah Montana, Barry O’Brien ’79 is tackling his biggest role yet as showrunner of The Bone Collector TV adaptation.