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Implementation of Management Practices at Amazon Warehouse
Richard K Petty
MGT 330 Management for Organizations
Instructor: Robin Argo
September 10, 2018

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Introduction
Over the past two years have worked for Amazon warehouse as a packer and had pack
orders and categorize them into small, medium, and large batches. Am considered one of their
best employees, you have a solid reputation for being a hard worker, and all your orders are
packed correctly. During off time have been busy; you recently completed Amazon’s
management training program, and you have completed your BABA degree at the Forbes School
of Business and Technology at Ashford University. To maximize the success of the warehouse
as the whole in reaching our set goals, I will implement the five functions of management:
planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controls to work towards the operational objectives
that Amazon has set.
Planning
“Planning is a systematic process in which managers make decisions about future
activities and the key goals that the organization will pursue.” (Baack, Reilly, & Minnick, 2014).
Planning is one of the most important when it comes to managerial functions because it’s the
foundation that managers need to follow when they want to meet or exceed the goals or
objectives of the company. Most of the jobs at the Amazon warehouse are packers, and that is
considered manual hand labor or material movers and the definition of hand labor by the Bureau
of Labor Statistics, & U.S. Department of Labor, 2018 is “Hand laborers and material movers
manually move freight, stock, or other materials. Some of these workers may feed or remove
material to and from machines, clean vehicles, pick up unwanted household goods, and pack
materials for moving.” But, also the could do more than pack items in a boxes’ and send them
down the line, they could also move objects from one spot to another or load trucks, so they can

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Running head: AMAZON 1 Implementation of Management Practices at Amazon Warehouse Richard K Petty MGT 330 Management for Organizations Instructor: Robin Argo September 10, 2018 Amazon 2 Introduction Over the past two years have worked for Amazon warehouse as a packer and had pack orders and categorize them into small, medium, and large batches. Am considered one of their best employees, you have a solid reputation for being a hard worker, and all your orders are packed correctly. During off time have been busy; you recently completed Amazon’s management training program, and you have completed your BABA degree at the Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University. To maximize the success of the warehouse as the whole in reaching our set goals, I will implement the five functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controls to work towards the operational objectives that Amazon has set. Planning “Planning is a systematic process in which managers make decisions about future activities and the key goals that the organization will pursue.” (Baack, Reilly, & Minnick, 2014). Planning is one of the most important when it comes to managerial functions because it’s the foundation that managers need to follow when they want to meet or exceed the goals or objectives of the company. Most of the jobs at the Amazon warehouse are packers, and that is considered manual hand labor or material movers and the definition of hand labor by the ...
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