Our Leadership Principles
Our Leadership Principles aren't inspirational wall hanging. These Principles work hard, just like we do.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.
We created this page to provide customers, investors, policymakers, employees, and others our views on certain issues. While our positions are carefully considered and deeply held, there is much room for healthy debate and differing opinions. We hope being clear about our positions is helpful.
We seek top talent from all industries and a range of backgrounds, from MBA graduates to veterans and military spouses, who join our offices around the world. People who succeed at Amazon have something in common—they are customer-centric, they are leaders and they are innovators.
Amazon has 12 affinity groups, also known as employee resource groups, which bring Amazonians together across businesses and locations around the world. Some examples include the Black Employee Network (BEN), Amazon Women in Engineering (AWE), and Indigenous@.