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    Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com

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    Jeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 12, 1964. His birth name was actually Jeffery Preston Jorgensen; it is believed that he changed it to honor his stepfather. His parents’ names were Jacklyn and Ted Jorgensen. At the age of four years old is mother remarried a man by the name of Miguel Bezos. At the time his mother was only a teenager and her previous marriage had only lasted a year. Jeff Bezos was moved to Houston Texas, where Miguel became an engineer for Exxon. Miguel even

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    Amazon the Beginning Jeff Bezo’s began Amazon in his garage in July 1995 with three Sun workstations setting on wooden doors for tables and extension cords running from everywhere (Academy of Achievement, 2010). Right from the beginning he was a visionary leaving his well paying job as a senior vice president with D. E. Shaw to begin Amazon.com (Academy of Achievement, 2010). Being the visionary that he is he saw an opportunity prompted by the huge growth rate of internet use in a single year

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    Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1964. His mother, Jackie, was in her teens when he was born and she was only married to his biological father for about a year. She married Mike Bezos when Jeff was four years old. Mike was a Cuban who escaped to the United States when he was fifteen. He put himself through college in New Mexico and eventually became an engineer at Exxon. Jeff went to Princeton and studied electrical engineering and computer science. He

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    Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1964. His mother, Jackie, was in her teens when he was born and she was only married to his biological father for about a year. She married Mike Bezos when Jeff was four. Mike was a Cuban who escaped to the United States when he was fifteen. He put himself through college in New Mexico and eventually became an engineer at Exxon. Jeff attended Miami Palmetto high school and was valedictorian of his class. He went to

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    Jeff Bezos

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    Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and received his college education at Princeton University. When he graduated from Princeton, he began to work on Wall Street, and in a matter of four years he created an online bookstore that is known as Amazon. As a founder of Amazon, now one of the world’s biggest corporate companies, he is a model of what entrepreneur, innovator, and business men/women should try to imitate. Jeff Bezos considers the skill of preparation an

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    Jeff Bezos

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    traits; vision and risk taking. We also look at the extent of risk taking an entrepreneur is willing to take to achieve the vision of his company’s future. We aim to find evidence of this in Jeffrey Preston Bezos (also known as “Jeff Bezos”) in his business pursuit. Many articles on Bezos, Founder and CEO of the successful online store Amazon, described him as a visionary and risk taker. Prior to Amazon, he was a Senior Vice-President in DE Shaw, a Wall Street hedge fund firm before he quit his

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    Amazon.com

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    Jeff Bezos, founder, chief executive officer, president, and board chairman of the mega Internet store Amazon.com is considered one of the most innovative entrepreneurs of the e-commerce industry. At the age of 31, with just a computer science degree, little funding from his family, and a challenging idea, Bezos set out to pursuit his entrepreneurial vision of a internet bookstore which had turn into the biggest online retailer of our times (Jeff Bezos, 2007). Born in January 12, 1964, Bezos demonstrated

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    Chapter 1: Introduction Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in 1994. This time period is noted for having thousands of companies come into existence at rapid succession with business models centered on the internet. These businesses were extraordinarily risky, and in a new unproven area of business. Investors were reluctant to part with money and most companies folded almost immediately. Some companies were successful and found huge profits. Amazon.com was one of these. With so many companies coming

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    Amazon´s Organizational Structure

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    Works Cited Abilla, P. (n.d.). The Mind of Jeff Bezoa. Retrieved from: http://www.shmula.com/the-mind-of-jeff-bezos/395/ Blandino, S. (2012). Amazon’s Culture: How to Shape an Enduring Organizational Culture. Retrieved from: http://www.faithvillage.com/article/81939068ed36450197491582db1d7b21/amazon Deutschman, A. (2004, August). Inside The Mind Of Jeff Bezos. Fast Company, 85, 52-58. Retrieved from: http://www.fastcompany.com/50106/inside-mind-jeff-bezos Distinguin, S. (2011). Amazon.com: the Hidden

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    attention to. Reference Amazon. Search for Jobs. 2014. http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs. CASE STUDY: The Management Style of Amazon's Jeff Bezos... . October 10, 2013. http://www.hrcapitalist.com/2013/10/case-study-the-management-style-of-amazons-jeff-bezos.html. Centerforworklife. Leadership Qualities of Jeff Bezos. http://www.centerforworklife.com/leadership-qualities-jeff-bezos/. Shetty, Netra. Leadership Style at Amazon.com. May 6, 2011. http://www.managementparadise.com/forums/foundation-human-skills-f-h-s/221314-leadership-style-amazon-com

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