Client Success Stories

Over the past three decades, JMW has helped our clients achieve award-winning breakthrough results. Here are just a few examples of our work.

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Year 100, Day One: Finding the “Why”

Client: Z-Energy

There were immediate demands and nagging legacy problems. It felt like a start-up, yet there was the organization’s 99-year heritage… Managing ...

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Everyone Wins: After refusing to stop at “pretty good,” a powerhouse is born

Client: Yarra Valley Water

In 2011, things were going well for Yarra Valley Water in Melbourne, Australia. The publicly-owned water corporation —responsible for water ...

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Today Rural Australia: Tomorrow the World

The close of the millennium’s first decade was a troubling time for one of Australia’s largest rural water corporations. The ...

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History Offshore: A capital project faces crisis, rises to the occasion

When a multinational energy company established an alliance to design and build an offshore oil platform, the effort was off ...

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One Pump at a Time: A capital project venture excels and wins over a community

When new environmental regulations in a major metropolitan area prompted the need for a significant infrastructure overhaul, an Australian water ...

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Forget Reasonable Expectations: Deliver Beyond

A global energy company was undertaking a major refinery expansion that would equip the facility to produce low-sulfur, “clean” fuels. ...

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A Company Reaches Higher, A Country Benefits

Following its acquisition of a natural gas asset in a developing nation, a global resources company generated an unprecedented commitment ...

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No Time Like the Present: A Team Defies the Odds and a Plant Revives

A capital project team delivers dramatically ahead of schedule with new safety culture.

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IT Challenge: Back in the Game and Ready for the Future

The CIO needed to build a case for IT being a strategic partner in the business. But to earn the ...

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A major oil company faced a make-or-break, high-risk deepwater drilling challenge.

A major oil company faced a make-or-break, high-risk deepwater drilling challenge.

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Organization solidifies its future through leadership development

This 110-year-old refinery was a cornerstone for a major oil company’s operations and had a reputation for engineering excellence, but ...

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Organization at a crossroads secures a new future

Despite a distinguished history as one of Scotland’s leading employers and Europe’s oldest and largest chemical processing and refining site, ...

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Aspiration in Action, Finally

Work on one of the world’s most complex capital projects – to develop a vast deep water gas field in ...

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A turning point: Achieving unprecedented performance

Working with JMW, this company generated a complete performance turnaround. Leadership development paved the way to a cultural transformation that ...

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Anything is Possible

In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks on the US, the UK’s largest air traffic organization was deep in ...

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Mining for Success: Seizing Opportunity in an Ever-Shifting Market

At a leading global mining company, the project leadership team responsible for a key underground mining initiative engaged JMW for ...

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Project Rescue

In late 2014, it became clear that a high-stakes joint venture was in trouble. As the multi-billion dollar project to ...

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Delivering High-Performance for Short-Term Turnaround and Long-Term Success

Six months into a critical two-year project, an engineering services firm’s project team – hired by a major electric and ...

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Ensuring Talent for the Future with Leadership Development that Drives Performance

There was a new CEO at the helm of the company and an ambitious new agenda, but not enough leadership ...

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Post-merger integration is a success

In the face of a large, complex post-merger integration, this company delivered breakthrough performance and jumped from last place to ...

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Leadership Development Has Stunning Impact on Organization

A multi-national corporation was in great need of elevated leadership capacity, and also demanded a solid return on its investment. ...

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Performance Beyond Precedent: A Future Rewritten

The federal agency won a high-profile $800 million road upgrade project, then turned around and did something unexpected: decided to ...

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High Performance Now, Groundwork for Future Successes

It was a high-stakes project to build two drill ships that cost $670 million each. Between the operator, contractors and ...

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Sustaining IT Leadership in a Context of Change and Uncertainty

It was a time of uncertainty for a global financial services provider, but the Chief Technology Officer had to pull ...

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Alliance Builds History

There wasn’t much to like about the $620 million alliance project to ...

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Leadership Drives Organizational Performance at an Accelerated Rate

Client: Orincon

A legacy Defense contractor founded in the 1970s was approaching the new millennium with a sorely outdated business model. They ...

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Alliance Delivers First Oil Six Months Early

What happened when six oil giants decided to pull together to develop an oil field that had been inaccessible for ...

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Turning Point at the Top: An Executive Team Takes Charge in a New Way

A global manufacturer was in a downward spiral, underperforming and missing targets. Two years later, the company’s “turnaround” would be ...

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Breakthrough Solutions Transform Competitors into Partners

Five fierce competitors had to partner to develop 11 oil fields, and agree on one of over 100 options on ...

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Leadership Driving Performance: Achieving New Levels of Success by Developing Leaders

Client: Phoenix Park Gas Processors Limited

The company had recently restructured, reduced costs, increased efficiencies – but at a cost. Employees were very unhappy with their ...

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