September 8: What is a Mechanism at Amazon?
Have you used an effective mechanism in your professional or personal life? Share your experience.
Source: Fact of the Day 1
Published: September 2021
What is a Mechanism at Amazon?
What is a mechanism?
A complete process that converts inputs into desired outputs on an ongoing, recurring basis.
What is the value of a mechanism?
Allow us to learn and improve from historical defects.
Enable scalable process-based solutions.
Preserve institutional knowledge through documentation.
What are the components of a mechanism?
Tool: transforms inputs to outputs.
Adoption: set incentives for your stakeholders.
Inspection: ensure continuous delivery of desired outputs.
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