RR 096: Jeff Peevy of AMI on Creating A Learning Culture
Meet Jeff Peevy, President of the Automotive Management Institute (AMI), a 34-year industry veteran who has spent the past 20 years involved with education and research.
Jeff discusses and drives home an important strategy on ‘Building A Learning Culture’ in your business. This episode can be distilled down to four words: Let’s Go Learn Something!
Realize why a Culture of Learning is a sustainablecompetitiveadvantage.
Appreciate how encouraging your staff to think holistically with ‘Systems Think’ and improve your business.
Find out that learning is not just training, but everything that increases knowledge.
Learn how to encouragemillennials to come to and work in your business.
Jeff Peevy is giving you about 30 solid take-a-ways to help you create a strong learning culture. Be sure to get out your pad or digital voice recorder. You may just have a personal epiphany. Here are just a few:
The best shops have a version of the learningculture.
Replace the word training with the word learning
Hire with your corebeliefs highlighted.
Learn about a study on the wording of a help wanted ad to attract top talent
Book mentioned: The Living Company by Arie de Geur
Jeff is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Collision Industry Foundation and Board of Directors for the National Auto Body Council. He is also an active member of the Society of Organizational Learning.
AMI was founded in 1989 to provide management education for automotive service and collision repair professionals. Its accredited curriculum consists of more than 700 courses taught by more than 150 faculty members. Courses are related to five areas of business management from marketing and sales to operations and service, to personnel and human resource development. ASA and its members played an important role in the initial funding of AMI and have a vested interest in growing AMI in the future, ensuring that it continues to deliver relevant training and courses amid an evolving training and education landscape with new media technologies.
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