Amazon Company Culture

Amazon

Culture Compass - traditional or modern?

4 employees have submitted a cultural assessment on kununu. We've analyzed the data using our model so that we can provide workplace insights that matter to you. Find out what the company culture is like at Amazon.

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.

2.0
Freedom to work independentlyFormer Employee
Working independently is almost impossible!
5.0
TeamworkEmployee
We for helped
5.0
Support from managementEmployee
Helpful n friendly
5.0
Freedom to work independentlyEmployee
Well independent
1.0
Company CultureFormer Employee
They don’t care if your sick or hurt they want you to have high numbers or they write you up.
5.0
Company CultureEmployee
I love to shop on amazon