Another inside look at Amazon tells us that the numbers game inside is sneaky. Unknown targets that can get you punished or fired for not performing well, also are incentives for faster workers to work even faster. Leveraging every penny out of every movement of product is part of how Amazon makes more profit. If you don’t like Amazon, this will make you hate them more.
Amazon is famous for its extreme efficiency yet behind the curtain is a crippling culture of surveillance and stress, according to a study by the Open Markets Institute.

The think tank and advocacy group that repeatedly takes companies like Google and Facebook to task warned in the report [PDF] that Amazon’s retail side has gone far beyond promoting efficient working and has adopted an almost dystopian level of control over its warehouse workers, firing them if they fail to meet targets that are often kept a secret.
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