Essays Tagged: "Jeff Bezos" Expanding Beyond Books case study plus extra questions

alyze the company's history, development, and growth.§ founded in 1994 in Seattle by Jeff Bezos§Virtual store front on the internet -No physical store§As of now, 2 warehouses ... the company, and now is worth about $16 per share, having traded at $100 or more in 1999 and 2000. Jeff Bezos retains about 1/3 of Amazon shares, which are worth $7.4 billion in 2001.5. Corporate lev ...

(12 pages) 772 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

AMAZON.COM1. THE STORY BEHIND AMAZON.COM- In 1994 Jeffrey Bezos saw the internet usage was growing at 2300% per year.- Bezos left his job and drew up ...

(11 pages) 679 0 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking Case Study

to e-commerce?6. How is e-commerce affecting the traditional business way?7. How would you classify Jeff Bezos leadership style??Amazon is no longer just recognized as the largest river worldwide but ... nline retailer. Choosing the name of the river with, literally, the biggest market share the aim of Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of, was obvious. Up to now the strategy of its fo ...

(20 pages) 1555 2 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Success of

the competition in the e-commerce industry. It was in 1994 when the Internet was still a baby that Jeff Bezos founder and chief executive of started the company out of a garage in Seattle. ... mystery behind this success story, how has Amazon able to pull it off when other can barely float. Jeffrey Bezos sheds some light; one of the most important factors behind the success is the continuo ...

(3 pages) 411 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Case Study: How Jeff Bezos Manages at

ed company has also driven to its success, this management idea has been adopted well by Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO Amazon Group since the beginning of the business. Bezos once said th ... bookstore - in the traditional linear chain knew anything about end users.2) Management roles which Jeff Bezos is performing to make him a successful managerAccording to the article in case study, Jef ...

(4 pages) 205 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Jeffery Peterson Bezos - Founder and C.E.O. of Amazon.Com

INTRODUCTIONEARLY LIFEJeffrey P. Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He showed intense and varied scientific intere ... rents' garage into a laboratory for his science projects. The family moved to Miami, Florida, where Jeffrey attended Miami Palmetto University high school. There he fell in love with computers and was ... raduated with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering.EARLY CAREERAfter graduation, Jeff Bezos found employment on Wall Street, where computer science was increasingly in demand to stu ...

(5 pages) 120 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Amazon versus Webvan

.com, Inc. is a Website where customers can find and discover anything they may want to buy online. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon .com in 1990and in July 1995,, Inc. the Fortune 500 Company com ...

(4 pages) 111 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Advantages of being the first mover in E-commerce.

trusted brands when they deal online (Margolis, 1999). In addition, is customer centric. Jeff Bezos, founder and manager of Amazon, reported that Amazon's vision "is that we want to be the ...

(5 pages) 275 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce VS

try, and look at their cashflow.The first company,, has been in business since 1995 when Jeff Bezos started his journey of selling products on the internet. The business was developed subst ...

(5 pages) 113 1 3.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

optimist point of view, Amazon's financial results at the beginning of 2004 appeared to be what CEO Jeff Bezos forecasted when his dream of a fully online bookstore was still just a dream. Of course, ... lace to shop for electronics in the December issue of the leading consumer research magazine," said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of "We're happy that so many customers are taking advantage ...

(9 pages) 256 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

s a company that distributes books and most recently music through their website. It was founded by Jeff Bezos and began taking orders in July of 1995. Since then, Amazon has acquired five businesses ... their strategic mission: convenience, selection, service, and price. This has also been Amazon's CEOJeff Bezos' intent form the initial thought and continued to this day.The general external environme ...

(8 pages) 68 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers Case Analysis

About In July 1995, the time when the Internet usage was growing at 2300 percent a year, Jeffery Bezos launched his venture,, on the Internet. By the end of 1996, his firm was on ...

(5 pages) 85 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

er company of the web. It is the one stop shopping gate to books, videos and music. However, as CEO Jeff Bezos will reluctantly admit, the company has some major issues. The report of sales for the ye ...

(4 pages) 129 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers Case Analysis

rm their customers of new book titles by emailing updates to was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos and is the leader in the virtual bookstore revolution. He founded this company on the pre ... cut out the middleman and reduce costs this way. Another thing I found that was interesting is that Jeff Bezos the founder and CEO earns a whopping $82K a year. This just shows his commitment to keepi ...

(3 pages) 71 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Case Of Amazon

percent increase over 1996, while company¡¯s losses continued to widen. On the one hand, Bezos, the CEO of, faced the high pressure form the investors for to improve i ... he investors for to improve its margins and to achieve profitability. On the other hand, Bezos was adamant that would never push for profitability at the expense of compromising ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Jeff Bezos â€"

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of He excelled in school and got a computer science de ... e bedroom rental that he had been since he moved to Seattle. When questioned about his new wealth, "Jeff said the only real difference was that he doesn't have to look at the prices on a menu anymore. ... h as replacing expensive Unix and Windows servers with low cost Linux servers, and increasing sales.Jeff Bezos has used technology to pioneer a new way of shopping that helps consumers to make cheaper ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Carz Automated Delivery

(4 pages) 750 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

ce.The man behind this online masterpiece is CEO, founder,1999?s Time magazine ?Man of the Year?(6) Jeff Bezos. What started as a little online bookstore in the family garage, has now developed into o ... rage, has now developed into one of the largest, diverse online businesses in the world(6). A young Jeff Bezos saw the potential of the Internet and took the initiative. Many possible investors would ...

(7 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Can a person with average charisma or personality be a superior leader?

ations, showing confidence, and arousing follower motives". Let's consider this example, Some think Jeff Bezos, Amazon's owner and CEO, is goofy, with his braying honk of a laugh, undignified behavior ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Jee Bezos leadership style

Leadership and organizational behaviourAssignment 1, Briefing sheet, January 2013Jeffrey P.Bezos : An entrepreneur leaderJeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and from an e ... ientific interests. This is why his parents send him in a special program for gifted children where Jeff could nature his love about gadgets (Byers, 2006,).When his family moved to Florida, he discove ... s and got a degree on Computer science and electrical engineering (Sherman, 2001)After his studies, Jeff Bezos started to work for Bankers Trust and at the age of 26 he became the youngest Vice Presid ...

(6 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication