By Brad Stone, author of the recently-published
From the Businessweek article:
"Bezos does not attend [Amazon's weekly "metrics"] meetings [where the company's performance figures are analyzed]. He spends more time on Amazon’s newer businesses, such as Amazon Web Services, the streaming video and music initiatives, and, in particular, the Kindle and Kindle Fire efforts. (Executives joke darkly that employees can’t even pass gas in the Kindle buildings without the CEO’s permission.)"
Anyone still surprised at what's going on at Goodreads, which is now effectively part of Kindle?
For a recap of one choice part of the story as told in the Businessweek piece, also see the Digital Reader's Amazon, Bullying, & Anti-Trust: Part 607 ...