Amazon organizes “Amazing Week 2016” for associates at its fulfilment centres
Bengaluru, February 01-05, 2016: Amazon India today announced the Amazing Week 2016, an initiative to celebrate the Amazon way of “work hard, have fun, make history” with associates and managers across its Fulfilment Centers (FC - warehouses).
Aimed at creating a sense of pride and belongingness through appreciation and recognition, the Amazing Week is a fun and engaging event during which associates will be recognized for their hard work and success, meet the leadership team, get to know more about the organization and above all participate in diverse activities and programs through the week. Conducted from the 1st to 5th of February across FCs, customized programs for associates are consistently being executed at every site to ensure similarity in experience for all.
Talking about Amazing Week, Akhil Saxena, Director Operations, Amazon India said, “Amazing Week is an initiative to recognize and celebrate our associates and managers who work tirelessly to ensure that we delight our customers. During the week we will have events to recognize our associates, have fun together and also learn more about the Amazon Leadership principles through planned team building activities.“
Some of the activities at the Amazing Week include the ‘All Hands Event’ with senior leaders, and the Amazon Leadership Principles Carnival to drive awareness and learning about Amazon's Leadership Principles through fun and games for associates. There were also lots of cultural and art events planned where associates and managers engaged in drawing competitions, rangoli, poster making, singing, clay pot painting, skits etc. They also had various sports like cricket, carom, lemon & spoon, musical chairs and throw-ball to name a few.
With over 21 FCs operational across 10 states in India with a total storage capacity of over five million cubic feet Amazon has invested substantially in creating a logistics infrastructure in the country to help build a transformative customer experience for both buyers & sellers.
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