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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As president of Seiwajyuku, Inamori teaches his management philosophy to more than 12, business owners and entrepreneurs worldwide. His principled approach to life, work and business has garnered him numerous honorary doctorates from several universities in the United States the United Kingdom and Japan.
Sign up for the daily ET Panache newsletter. He graduated from Kagoshima University in with a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree and joined Shofu Industries, an insulator manufacturing company in Kyoto. He is a member of several overseas civic kauzo professional organizations including the Royal Swedish Inaamori of Engineering Sciences and the board of trustees of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
He was the chairman of Japan Airlines. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now.
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,  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.
Retrieved October 5, Forget it, says Kazuo Inamorientrepreneur, management guru and Buddhist priest. He endowed the Inamori Scholarship fund indoubling the fund in In Aprilhe established Kyoto Ceramic Co.
When Inamori was named chief executive of Japan Airlines inhe was 77 and had no experience in the industry. The next year, he returned the carrier to profit and led it out of bankruptcy.
All that stuff about focusing on shareholders? He also holds several posts outside of the business world, including honorary chairman of the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry; foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; trustee emeritus of the Carnegie Institution of Washington; and foreign associate of the National Academy of Engineering in the United States.
InInamori made a personal kauo to establish the non-profit Inamori Foundation, and became its president. My Saved Articles Sign in Sign up.
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 inamkri for IBM in the United States.
This made them proud of the airline and ready to work harder for its success, Inamori has said. After serving as representative director and chairman of the company, he became honorary adviser in April Retrieved 9 March At the same time, he created the Kyoto Prize, an international award presented by the Inamori Foundation each November to recognize individuals and groups worldwide who have made outstanding contributions to the betterment of the global community and humankind.
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This will alert our moderators to take action. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He says the KDDI holding pays good dividends and serves as a buffer against hard times. The Amoeba Management System”. After serving as representative director and chairman of the company, he became chairman emeritus in Apriland honorary adviser in April This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: When Japan’s telecommunications industry was deregulated inInamori quickly took the initiative to establish DDI Corporation, and became the chairman.
Inamori served as KDDI’s chairman emeritus.
More than 4, business owners attended the annual convention of his Seiwajyuku school in Yokohama last quarter.