Forget it, says Kazuo Inamori, entrepreneur, management guru and Buddhist priest. Spend your time making staff happy instead. He’s used this. Kazuo Inamori is the founder and chairman emeritus of manufacturing firm Kyocera. Kyocera produces electronic equipment and components for. Sitting stock-still, hands in his lap, eyes closed, Kazuo Inamori is quietly explaining what he found when he took over as chairman of.

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He graduated from Kagoshima University in with a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree and joined Shofu Industries, an insulator manufacturing company in Kyoto.

Kazuo Inamori

He was the chairman of Japan Airlines. Retrieved 9 March Sign up for the daily ET Panache newsletter. Forget it, says Kazuo Inamorientrepreneur, management guru and Buddhist priest. Inamori Foundation facebook Access Japanese.

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Retrieved from ” https: 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.

When Japan’s telecommunications industry was deregulated inInamori quickly took the initiative to establish DDI Corporation, and became the chairman. He also explained the social significance of their work and outlined Buddhist-inspired principles for how employees should live, such as being humble and doing the right thing.


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Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. He says the KDDI holding pays good dividends and serves as a buffer against hard times. Executives have to take that into account, he said. Drag according to your convenience. 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 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Inamori served as KDDI’s chairman emeritus. InInamori made a personal endowment to establish the non-profit Inamori Foundation, and became the president. Never miss a great news story! As president of Seiwajyuku, Inamori teaches his management philosophy to more than 13, business owners and entrepreneurs worldwide as of September Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kazuo Inamori.

inamorl By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved 6 February At the same time, he kkazuo 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.

Want stories like this in your inbox? He was named honorary adviser in June InInamori and several other colleagues established Kyoto Ceramic, later known as Kyocera.


Japan portal Biography portal. He also holds several posts outside of the business world, iinamori honorary chairman of the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Kxzuo 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. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings.

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Retrieved October 5, Inamori, who is a Zen Buddhist priest, [7] kazup 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. Here are the world’s biggest billionaire winners, losers of More than 4, business owners attended the annual convention of his Seiwajyuku school in Yokohama last quarter. Will be displayed Will not be displayed Will be displayed. Billionaires with inajori on White House to visit key states.