Is technology the answer to construction’s safety challenge?
New technologies have the potential to make construction safer but their success depends on leadership's commitment to a safety culture.
JMJ discusses safety culture for National Academy of Construction podcast
In a two-part "Get the Knack" podcast, Mike Goddu shares his perspectives on developing and sustaining a strong construction safety culture.
JMJ celebrates 35 years of Making the Impossible Possible
Global culture transformation consulting firm reaches a significant milestone.
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Keeping construction workers safe – the first 90 days
How to ensure your new employees understand your safety culture and stick to it!
DSME describes its safety culture journey
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) demonstrates the positive impact the DS-CARE safety culture has had.
JMJ speaking at the National Safety Council (NSC) Safety Congress and Expo Conference
Larry Pearlman, Managing Director - Americas Market Leader will host a keynote session at the event.
Safety leadership: How to achieve new levels of safety performance
"Safety leadership is a set of skills, awareness and capabilities that can, and need to be developed and applied (in tandem with safety management) to achieve new levels of safety performance."
Is safety over-managed and under-led?
"Correcting bad behavior – trying to fix people – will not lead to sustained safety performance improvement. We need to give the time, energy and thinking to safety leadership that we give to safety management."
LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Capital Project receives National Academy of Construction (NAC) Award
Prestigious award for internationally-recognized project.
Safety organization: Lessons learned from benchmarking staff levels
Larry Pearlman, Managing Director, Americas Market Leader, spoke at a recent Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) event alongside Samantha Connell, Global Health Director, and Todd Hogue, Global Vice President, Indorama ventures.
Safety anchors Forgen’s company culture
Adopting Incident and Injury-Free™ safety principles helped support a committed, collaborative safety culture.
How do leadership and culture contribute to corporate sustainability success?
Jeff Williams, CEO of JMJ and Prof. Diane Coyle of the Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge, discuss the purpose, methodology and findings of their recent research into corporate sustainability from a leadership and cultural standpoint.
JMJ CEO joins the conversation on corporate sustainability
How to create a sustainability culture.
JMJ Joins the Purdue Process Safety and Assurance Center
JMJ adds its name to a prestigious list of sponsors.
Keeping workers safe – the first 90 days
Three top tips to ensure new employees understand your safety culture and stick to it!
Ten ways safety leaders can create a more psychologically safe workplace
Mark Britton, Managing Director - International Market Leader, at JMJ explores the steps leadership can take to ensure people speak up about their safety concerns.
Why our evolutionary instincts sometimes run counter to safety best practices
The imperatives that are hardwired into human DNA can put us at odds with the requirements of an organizational safety culture.
Why ‘rules first’ won’t improve your plant or site safety performance
A foundation of rules isn't the way to build a thoughtful, caring safety culture.
Construction industry interview with the former CEO of Jacobs Engineering
In a conversation with JMJ Co-Founder, Jay Greenspan, Craig Martin, former CEO of Jacobs Engineering, discusses his long-held commitment to a 'Beyond Zero' safety culture
Does your corporate environment foster interest in, and commitment to, corporate sustainability?
What works for one company will not necessarily work for another. Discovering what works for a particular company must a be a priority for leaders now and for the next years and decades.
JMJ sponsors Construction Safety Week 2022
Safety Week is an annual initiative to build a safer, stronger industry
Cultural and behavioral barriers to successful corporate sustainability
Research by JMJ and The Bennett Institute for Public Policy, Cambridge University, points to leadership and culture as the cornerstones for corporate sustainability.
JMJ acquires the assets of talent analytics software platform, Labor Genome
Cutting edge technologies bring cultural transformation into the digital age.
What are renewables executives and companies talking about in 2022?
Key takeaways from the 2022 American Clean Power Association event.
JMJ supports global expansion with the appointment of Larry Pearlman as Managing Director – Americas Market Leader
Pearlman brings over 30 years of business, consulting, and culture transformation experience.
Ten cardinal rules for line managers
Many organizations have spent considerable time and effort developing ‘golden safety rules’ for their workforce to follow. But what about managers? What ‘rules’ do they apply to their own behaviors? What can employees expect from them?
Leaders must lead, but every employee has a role in the fulfillment of a corporate sustainability strategy
Study from JMJ and Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge looks at which corporate environments foster a commitment to sustainability.
Senior leaders believe sustainability is critical to their organization’s survival
Research by JMJ and Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge reveals common issues and concerns, as well as areas of difference, in how organizations view sustainability.
New study identifies leadership and culture as catalysts for successful corporate sustainability
New research from JMJ and the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge, explores corporate sustainability from a leadership and culture perspective.
New study identifies leadership and culture as catalysts to successful corporate sustainability
Research from the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge, and JMJ explores cultural and behavioral barriers to sustainability.
JMJ continues its global expansion with the opening of a new business unit in China
JMJ has a presence in nine countries worldwide.
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BAM Nuttall achieves a sustainable shift in organizational culture
A strengthened commitment to safety culture, and increased employee engagement created measurable results.
Implementing an Incident and Injury-Free™ (IIF™) safety culture on a major capital project
Four golden opportunities provided by implementing Incident and Injury-Free safety into the Front-End Engineering Design phase of a major capital project.
Five steps to achieving high performance on your major capital projects
Recommended steps to improve performance and meet success criteria on time and on budget.
Inclusion part 3: Challenges and opportunities of leading virtually
This third blog on the topic of an inclusive safety culture looks at the guiding principles for becoming an inclusive leader in the virtual world.
Inclusion part 2: Effective virtual communication in an inclusive culture
Practical advice for leaders navigating the challenges of inclusion and diversity in the virtual working world.
Four key takeaways for construction leaders to help shape the future of the industry
JMJ was honored to participate in Jacobs Engineering’s first Safety Symposium. Over 150 construction leaders from across the region participated in the session. This brief summary of the event includes our four key takeaways for construction industry leaders.
Three essential elements to major capital project success
The ever-increasing complexity of today’s major capital projects requires a new era of project leaders. The complex, long term mega-project, requires leaders to focus on the desired outcome holistically.
JMJ continues global growth with opening of new business unit in India
JMJ is excited to announce the opening of a new business unit in Mumbai to support the organization's continued global expansion.
New paper from JMJ helps CEOs assess readiness for Serious Accidents Punishment Act
New white paper from JMJ urges Korean business leaders to establish an organizational safety mindset and 'one team' culture as an imperative.
JMJ launches digital strategy with appointment of Will Burrus as Chief Technology Officer
Burrus will lead the organization's digital initiative with a focus on developing a new analysis, learning, and coaching platform.
Catastrophe and systematic change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower and other disasters
New book by JMJ Master Consultant, Gill Kernick, attempts to understand why, despite enormous efforts, we persistently fail to learn from catastrophic events
Safety Leadership Toolbox Talk: Muscle and Bone
JMJ's Toolbox Talks are designed to stimulate critical and transformational conversations around workplace safety and contribute to overall organizational efficiency, productivity and success.
Safety Leadership Toolbox Talk: When Push Comes to Shove
JMJ's Toolbox Talks are designed to stimulate conversations around workplace safety and contribute to overall organizational efficiency, productivity and success.
Lessons from Grenfell: Why aren’t we learning?
In an interview for Safety and Health Practitioner, JMJ's Gill Kernick speaks about the lack of systematic change in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
What has the foundational power to change the construction industry?
What one word costs nothing yet in its absence can cost us everything, and has the foundational power to transform the construction industry?
The danger of the narratives we use to silence: Grenfell and the rebel residents
JMJ Master Consultant Gill Kernick, shares her insights about the narratives used to silence individuals meaning critical information is not used in making key decisions.
JMJ co-hosts ‘Policy Lessons from Catastrophic Events’ Workshop with Cambridge University’s Bennett Institute for Public Policy
A report from the Bennett Institute for Public Policy captured the output of a workshop held in February 2020 which focused on why we find it difficult to learn from catastrophic events.
A conversation with Dana Davis, President of Teichert Materials a construction company
Michael Huvane, JMJ Master Consultant, and, Dana Davis, President of Teichert Materials, a US-based construction materials company explore the relationship between a strong culture of safety and operational effectiveness.
Covid-19: Five principles for managers leading remotely, and the first one is ‘there are no rules!’
These five principles provide a helpful game plan for you and your team to stay engaged and connected while working virtually.
From interruption to disruption
As we become accustomed to new ways of operating in response to COVID-19, leaders must discover how to navigate this extended period of continuous disruption and rapid change.
Major capital projects: Quality and high-performance cultures
This JMJ Transformation Talks podcast offers expert insights on creating a high-performance culture.
Scaffold or gallows?
Sustained high performance is achieved by whole-hearted engagement, commitment to improvement, and demonstrated encouragement, reinforcement and empowerment of our people and teams.
We’ll cascade it down to the front line …
If your company initiatives don’t work, or only partially succeed, your leadership approach may need to be overhauled to include the people most affected by organizational change.
Craig L Martin former President and CEO of Jacobs Engineering Group honored for leadership and construction safety record at ENR
or nearly a half century, Craig L. Martin, former president and CEO of Dallas-based Jacobs Engineering Group, specialized in major infrastructure projects worldwide, including energy, transportation, environmental, water and wastewater, power, utilities and telecommunications.
A tale of two projects
Two major capital projects with a lot in common and some very big differences.
Over the course of three capital projects, GS Caltex celebrates dramatic results
The IIF journey was implemented in three phases to create a thriving safety culture.
Cal Dive builds corporate culture with JMJ’s Incident and Injury-Free™ (IIF™) safety approach
Creating a strong safety culture and Incident and Injury-Free workplace delivered measurable improvements.
British Airport Authority engages JMJ to create safety culture at Heathrow’s Terminal Five
JMJ was engaged to support the T5 Project Management Team (PMT) in implementing a full IIF safety program across the entire project, including all contractors
Skanska Cementation Foundations partners with JMJ, reducing injury rates by 75% in four years
The IIF engagement has created an award-winning safety culture within the organization.
Skanska USA aligns on common goals and values
JMJ helped the individual companies that form Skanska align on shared and meaningful safety goals and values.