|Died||27 April 1989 (aged 94)|
|Occupation||Businessman and industrialist|
|Known for||Founder of Panasonic|
|Relatives||Masaharu Matsushita (son-in-law)|
Awards and honours[change | change source]
National honour[change | change source]
- Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers (29 April 1987)
- Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun (29 April 1981)
- Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure
- Recipient of the Medal with Blue Ribbon
- Recipient of the Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon
- Senior Third Rank (April 27, 1989; posthumous)
Foreign honour[change | change source]
- The Commandeur de L'Ordre de la Couronne Award (1972)
Professorships and Directorships[change | change source]
Konosuke Matsushita was honoured at Stanford University by endowing a Professorship in International Strategy and Management. The official name of the course is The Konosuke Matsushita Professorship in International Strategy and Management
Further reading[change | change source]
- Matsushita Leadership by John Paul Kotter, Simon & Schuster (1998)
- Matsushita Konosuke (1894-1989) His Life & His Legacy: A Collection of Essays in Honor of the Centenary of His Birth by Kōnosuke Matsushita, PHP Research Institute (1994)
- The Matsushita Perspective, A Business Philosophy Handbook, Published by PHP Institute, Inc. (1st ed., 1997).
- Jinsei mondō, dialogue with Daisaku Ikeda published in Chinese (traditional), Chinese (simplified), Korean, and Japanese; Published by Ushio Shuppansha, Tōkyō (1st ed., 1975).
- The Matsushita Phenomenon by Rowland Gould published by the Diamond Publishing Company, Japan (1st edition, 1970).
- The Path, by Kōnosuke Matsushita, Published by McGraw-Hill (2010)
- Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation
References[change | change source]
- "Decorated Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Queen of the Netherlands: in 1958 at age 63". Archived from the original on 2020-04-12. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
- "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat". Archived from the original on 2019-07-19. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
- "Stanford Endowed Professorships and Directorships". Retrieved 2021-08-25.
- "Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation". Retrieved 2021-08-25.