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The role of Tawhidic paradigm in the transformation of management system

Ismail, Yusof and Mhd Sarif, Suhaimi (2011) The role of Tawhidic paradigm in the transformation of management system. In: Seminar Transformasi Sistem Pengurusan Islam di Malaysia 2011, 30 September-2 October, 2011, PWTC Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This paper explores the critical importance of Tawhidic paradigm in transforming a management system. It proposes a general model that may be adapted by any types of organizations – business, governmental, political, or social. The paper proposes basic components of the paradigm and illustrates the application of selected aspects of the components in a typical firm. The conceptual study discusses the major components of the Tawhidic paradigm (Unity of God) and provides illustrations that help link the spirit of Tawhid with management function: planning, organization, leading, and controlling. All of the managerial functions should ensure that they are integrated with the ethos of Tawhid which harmonize other worldly (Al-Akhirah) (the Hereafter) and the worldly (Al-Duniya). With this spiritual awareness the evolving and continuing management system will be achieving the firm‟s mission and objectives by implementing mutually reinforcing values referred to as promotion of goodness („amr bil ma’aruf) and prevention of evil (nahi anil munkar). The proposed framework makes continuous learning both of the Deen and one‟s career in an important prerequisite for the successful maintenance of a harmonized organization.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3328/6662 (978-967-5295-91-1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tawhidic, khalifa
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5387 Business ethics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Dr Suhaimi Mhd Sarif
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 10:30
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2011 11:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/6662

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