Create Management Partners
As Kyocera grew rapidly, Inamori thought the following. "Just like Sun Wukong in 'Journey to the West,' it would be great if I could just blow on my own hairs to clone myself...."
He felt a need to develop many other leaders who could take responsibility for management, with rising awareness of themselves as "business partners."
He realized that if an organization were small enough, then even a junior leader with little experience could understand its condition and manage it successfully. He therefore split the organization into small amoebas and entrusted them to amoeba leaders.