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Everything store : Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon

By: Stone, BradMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London Corgi Books 2014Description: 463pISBN: 9780552167833Subject(s): SUCCESS IN BUSINESS | ELECTRONIC COMMERCE | AMAZON.COM (FIRM) | BEZOS, JEFFREYDDC classification: 650.09 Summary: Amazon.com's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Author enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezo’s family members, and his book is the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. This book is the book that the business world can't stop talking about, the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.
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Table of Contents:

Part I: Faith
1: The House of Quants
2: The Book of Bezos
3: Fever Dreams
4: Milliravi
Part II: Literary Influences
5: Rocket Boy
6: Chaos Theory
7: A Technology Company, not a Retailer
8: Fiona
Part III: Missionary or Mercenary?
9: Liftoff!
10: Expedient Convictions
11: The Kingdom of the Question Mark

Amazon.com's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Author enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezo’s family members, and his book is the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. This book is the book that the business world can't stop talking about, the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.

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