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Some management lessons in Sūrah Al-Baqarah based on the works of Khaled (n.d.) and Khan (2012)

Fontaine, Rodrigue Ancelot Harvey (2017) Some management lessons in Sūrah Al-Baqarah based on the works of Khaled (n.d.) and Khan (2012). International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 25 (1). pp. 105-123. E-ISSN 2462-1420

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Abstract

This study explores some of the management lessons in Sūrah Al-Baqarah by referring to the explanations of Khaled (n.d.) and Khan (2012, 2016). Five management lessons were derived from Khaled (n.d.) and six management lessons were derived from Khan (2012, 2016). Khan (2012, 2016) was more detailed than Khaled (n.d.) and highlighted the problem of corrupt leadership. Leaders can became “spiritual people with a worldly mind-set” (Khan, 2012). The psychological and organizational processes that enable leaders to mislead their followers are then explored. Although one assumes that bad leaders are deliberately unethical, social psychology shows that good leaders can become bad unintentionally over time. Muslim business leaders can build one of three types of organizations. One with a positive organizational culture, one with a neutral organizational culture and one with a negative organizational culture. Similarly, Muslim employees have an ethical responsibility to seek employment in an organization whose corporate culture does not clash with Islamic values. As the Qur’ān provides timeless guidance, one can conclude that good and ethical leadership is an eternal challenge.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6302/57173
Uncontrolled Keywords: Qur’ān, Tauhị̄dic paradigm, Organizational culture, Social psychology, Leadership
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP100 Sacred books > BP130 Works about the Qurʼān
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
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. Ridhwan Fontaine
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2017 09:54
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2017 09:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/57173

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