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Islamic leadership principles at IIUM

Mohd. Israil, Khaliq Ahmad and Fontaine, Rodrigue Ancelot Harvey (2011) Islamic leadership principles at IIUM. IIUM Journal of Economics and Management, 19 (2). ISSN 1394-7680 (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper is an empirical study related to Islamic leadership. Our literature review focuses on transactional leadership, transformational leadership and servant leadership. The literature suggests that Islamic leadership most closely resembles servant leadership. We then used a questionnaire to assess how administrators at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) view the leadership approaches of their direct superiors and which leadership approach they prefer. The results of the survey clearly indicate that they prefer servant leadership followed by transformational leadership. Respondents dislike transactional leadership. The implications of the studies are discussed and the possibility of generalisation is discussed.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1820/1983
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic leadership, university, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5549 Personnel management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Khaliq Ahmad
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2011 12:18
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 12:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1983

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