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Amazon Business Profile Case Study: Amazone PACE Represented At Amazon

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PACE represented at Amazon For our business profile project, we focused on Amazon. Amazon.com Inc. was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994. Amazon was first started in Bezos ' garage and has turned into a billion dollar operation over the course of 22 years (Smith). Amazon is currently headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has branch locations all over the world. Amazon is most known for their kindle, fast shipping, and selling various products (Smith). With Amazon being such a large corporation professionalism, academics, character, and engagement are crucial parts of the success of the company. Professionalism: Amazon has grown to become the largest internet-based retailer in the world by total sales. It began as primarily an online bookstore and soon began to sell more and more electronics and then over time began to sell pretty much anything. In 1998, Amazon earned about 0.6 billion dollars, it held a steady growth from 1998-2006 (“Amazon.com”). From…show more content…
Amazon currently employs 222,400 people and each of those employees can either come in with an education or continue their education while being employed at Amazon (Soper). Amazon is unique in the aspect of their concept of the Amazon Career Choice Program. The Amazon Career Choice Program will prepay 95% of an employee 's tuition and fees that will not only benefit the company but as well as the employee (“Career Choice”). Some programs that the employees can go into include: aircraft mechanics, computer-aided design, machine tool technologies, medical lab technologies, nursing, and many others (“Career Choice”). Another cool aspect of the Amazon Career Choice Program is Amazon has built on site classrooms so the college and technical classes can be taught on location. There is a total of 8 fulfillment centers that offer nearly 70 choices of classes (“Career
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