Amazon Company Culture

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Culture Compass - traditional or modern?

Based on data from 4 company culture assessments, Amazon employees perceive its company culture as being balanced between being traditional and modern, whereas the industry average gravitates toward being modern. The overall company culture satisfaction rating from 2611 reviews is 3.6 on a scale from 1 to 5.

Traditional Culture
Modern Culture
Amazon
Industry average: Internet

The four dimensions of company culture

Company culture can be categorized into 4 key dimensions; work-life balance, working together, leadership, strategic direction. Each of the dimensions has its own traditional to modern scale.

Work-Life Balance
WorkLife
Working Together
Task-orientedPeople-oriented
Leadership
DirectEmpower
Strategic Direction
StableProgressive
Amazon
Industry average: Internet

The most voted cultural factors

Here are the most voted cultural characteristics as voted anonymously by 4 users.

Strengths

  • Be allowed to be yourself

    Work-Life BalanceModern

    100%

  • Inform employees on a need-to-know basis

    LeadershipTraditional

    75%

  • Judge on performance

    LeadershipTraditional

    50%

  • Let employees decide a lot on their own

    LeadershipModern

    50%

  • Support employees

    LeadershipModern

    50%

Weaknesses

  • Expect too much of employees

    LeadershipTraditional

    50%

  • Get bogged down in details

    Strategic DirectionModern

    50%

  • Work without clear processes

    Strategic DirectionModern

    50%

  • Work carelessly

    Strategic DirectionModern

    50%

  • Let yourself get taken advantage of

    Working TogetherModern

    50%

  • Overwork yourself

    Work-Life BalanceTraditional

    50%

Most recent culture comments from reviews

Did you know there are 6 culture-related questions when you add a review on kununu? Here is what people have been saying recently.

1.0
Support from managementEmployee

Management has not been able to answer one of my questions. They like to ridicule you in front of people about your performance no discretion. A circus animal could actually do there job.

1.0
Freedom to work independentlyEmployee

They pick who they want to carry the heavy loads for the shift while giving easy work to the favorites.

1.0
Internal CommunicationFormer Employee

there is none!! No communication whats so ever!

1.0
TeamworkFormer Employee

There is no team work here! Your on your own because they don't care! Your just a number here! You get no help from anyone.

1.0
Support from managementFormer Employee

I tried for 4 days to reach out to JR regarding my job. Lots of problems and they never responded back. There is no support from management. I've never met my manager.

1.0
Freedom to work independentlyFormer Employee

Your on your own after 2 days of training