Tsuneo Kawakami is Senior Researh Fellow at PHP Institute in Kyoto, Japan. Previously he was a staff writer at Nikkei, Inc. and a junior research fellow at the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. After receiving his M.A. in Sociology from the University of Essex in 2001, he completed his Ph. D. on Japanese new religious movements at Lancaster Unversity in 2008. He is currently interested in the religious aspects of Japanese business culture. His recent publication is Bijinesusho to Nihonjin (Business books and the Japanese, 2012, in Japanese).