Jim McNeil

Jim McNeilJim McNeil is a senior organizational change consultant and principal of STRATEM Associates. As a former trade union leader, he brings a unique blend of labor/management experience to the challenge of creating world class organizations. Jim specializes in assisting leaders and their organizations develop and implement the strategies and processes necessary for sustainable success. Specific applications include strategy development and implementation, union/management relationships, conflict resolution and interest-based problem solving and implementing high-performing work systems. He holds a MA, Organization Development from Norwich University and BBA, Detroit College of Business.  Jim can be reached at 734-652-8888

McNeil has worked in the U.S. and Europe with leaders and employees at all levels in: corporations, governmental agencies, trade unions and non profits.  Industry experience includes: service, manufacturing, government, health care, pharmaceutical, telecom and advanced technology. Representative clients included: US Department of Defense, AFL-CIO, Rohm and Haas Corp., American Federation of Government Employees, Tower Automotive, Southeast Michigan Safety Council.

Jim is the creator of the A.R.I.S.E. Model for strategic alliances published in Journal of the Organization Development Network, Vol.35,No.1 – 2003 “Creating and Maintaining Successful Strategic Alliances.” He is a co-author of two books by Dannemiller Tyson Associates: Whole-Scale Change: “Unleashing the Magic in Organizations” and a field guide for Whole-Scale practitioners title “Whole-Scale Change ToolKit”

Co-author “Trust and Transformation: Integrating Two Florida Unions” - The Handbook of Large Group Methods. Bunker B.B. & Alban B.T. San Francisco: Jossey Bass – 2006