December 20, 2010 Edited by Brahm Canzer
Filed under Part 3 Management: Empowering People to Achieve Business Objectives
Description: 1,500 extra workers help Amazon.com handle the extra holiday orders at its Fernley, Nevada fulfillment center.
Source:Ã‚Â CNNMoney.com Ã¢â‚¬â€œ video report
Questions for discussion:
- How does Amazon design its order fulfillment operations to be moreÃ‚Â efficient?
- Were you surprised by any of the sights or comments presented in the report?Ã‚Â
- Why is rapid fulfillment of orders so important to Amazon?