Inamori seriously contemplated questions such as “What is the right thing to do as a human being?” and “What is the purpose of life?” while managing Kyocera. Kazuo Inamori is the founder and chairman emeritus of manufacturing firm Kyocera. Kyocera produces electronic equipment and components for. Forget it, says Kazuo Inamori, entrepreneur, management guru and Buddhist priest. Spend your time making staff happy instead. He’s used this.

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He was the chairman of Japan Airlines. Inhe received the Othmer Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to progress in science and chemistry.

InInamori and several other colleagues established Kyoto Ceramic, later known as Kyocera. The company manufactured high-frequency insulator components for television picture tubes for Matsushita Electronics Industries later Panasonic in Japan, and silicon transistor headers for Fairchild Semiconductor and ceramic substrates for IBM in the United States.


At the age of 77, Inamori became the CEO of Japan Airlines when it entered bankruptcy protection on January 19,and led the air carrier through its restructuring, eventually allowing the company to re-list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in November Inamori, who is a Zen Buddhist priest, [7] established the Inamori Foundation inwhich awards the annual Kyoto Prize to honor those who have made “extraordinary contributions to science, civilization, and the spirituality of humankind.

He endowed the Inamori Scholarship fund indoubling the fund in The center awards the Inamori Ethics Prize to those who serve as examples of ethical leadership and make significant contributions to the betterment of global society. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Retrieved 6 February Tritton at Kyocera International, Inc. The Amoeba Management System”. Retrieved 9 March Retrieved October 5, Japan portal Biography portal. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history.

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