Amazon founder Jeff Bezos defends working conditions after NYT criticism

August 18, 2015 6:38 AM

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says an article originally published by The New York Times portraying the difficult work environment at the online retailer "doesn't describe the Amazon I know."

The article reported that Amazon employees must work long hours and are encouraged to openly criticise co-workers' ideas. As one former employee quoted in the article notes, "Amazon is where overachievers go to feel bad about themselves."

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