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The effect of spirituality on social entrepreneurship from Islamic perspective

Mhd. Sarif, Suhaimi and Ismail, Yusof (2013) The effect of spirituality on social entrepreneurship from Islamic perspective. In: First World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Knowledge, 23-25 August 2013, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Spirituality in social entrepreneurship has formed a considerable awareness among the Muslim scholars in recent times. Although much scholarly work exists regarding spirituality, however, most were carried out from the western perspective. Previous Social entrepreneurship literatures has been based on behavior, intentions, and contextual variables and ignores or subordinates spiritual concepts. As social entrepreneurship includes innovative programs to improve livelihood to those who have no financial power, thus, it is the duty of the Muslim entrepreneurs to take initiative and innovate social security to satisfy the needs of the society. Realizing the current situation regarding spirituality in Islam and its effects on entrepreneurial outcomes, this exploratory study aims to explore how spirituality effects on social entrepreneurship from Islamic perspective which continue to create meaning for the Muslim entrepreneurs. Based on literature, propositions were developed on the effects of spirituality in Islam in relation to social entrepreneurship which need to be explored further.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3328/34460
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spirituality, social entrepreneurship, Islam, Muslim entrepreneurs
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics > BJ1188 Religious ethics
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5387 Business ethics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Dr Suhaimi Mhd Sarif
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 14:28
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2014 14:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/34460

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