- Are U.S. executives likely to buy into Inamori's philosophy about profit making with a heart? Why or why not?
- Inamori also talks about profit making for the long haul so companies don't settle for short-term profit at the expense of long-term company viability. Will international companies continue to aim for short-term gains instead of long-term solvency as a result of the current economic crisis? Why or why not?
- Inamori is an ordained Zen Buddhist monk. Do you believe that religious principles can guide a company to become more successful and increase profits? Why or why not?