Category: Blog

October 14, 2021
Construction Inclusion Week

Construction Inclusion Week: Moving the Needle on jobsite Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

A new construction industry initiative launches October 18, 2021 called Construction Inclusion Week, Time to Change created by six leading general consortiums with the purpose to help create a culture of diversity, inclusion and equality.
October 13, 2021
OGD Task Force Safety Conference

Key Takeaways From The Oil Gas Denmark Task Force Safety Conference

International business and safety leaders from a range of industries shared their, often harrowing, perspectives on the causes, consequences and safety learnings from tragic events including fatalities in F1 racing, the Challenger disaster, Deepwater Horizon, Costa Concordia and the Grenfell Tower fire.
July 1, 2021

What Would it Take to Enable Real Systemic Change and Learn From Catastrophes?

JMJ Associates Jeff Williams, CEO and Master Consultant, Gill Kernick discuss how Gill’s experience writing her Book Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters has impacted her professionally as she works with clients in high-risk industries and what her hope for the future is.
May 17, 2021
Construction workers in discussion

Construction Safety: Senior Construction Leader, Tom Peterson Shares Why Holistic Safety is Important to Him, His Own Safety Leadership Journey, and Leadership Practices Enabling a Psychologically Safe Environment

As the eighth Construction Safety Week has come to an end, it is always good to remind ourselves that every day is a safety day. It was a great week to raise awareness of the construction industry’s collective commitment to workplace safety and eliminating injuries. The week was also a fantastic opportunity to reflect on our own leadership journey, share and encourage others to raise critical conversations, and celebrate teams and individuals for their commitment and leading the way forward.
May 7, 2021

Psychological Safety: How Can Leaders Create a Psychologically Safe Workplace Culture to Support Health and Safety Performance?

Four key psychological safety practices for leaders to create a safe environment where people take interpersonal risk and speak up. Mark Britton, JMJ partner, and Kelli Bettenhausen, JMJ Senior Consultant, discuss the topic of psychological safety. Mark shares why he became interested in this subject, and what he has learnt from his research. He goes on to explain how his findings led him to identify 10 leadership capabilities and best practices leaders need to develop and display to make people […]