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Three kinds of Muslim managers: lessons from the Qur'an

Fontaine, Rodrigue Ancelot Harvey (2019) Three kinds of Muslim managers: lessons from the Qur'an. Journal of Islamic Management Studies, 2 (2). pp. 67-79. ISSN 2600-7126

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Abstract

This study concerns Islamic management. Scholars agree that Surah al-Fatihah provides a summary of the entire Qur’an. In particular, Surah al-Fatihah identifies three kinds of people: people who have knowledge and apply it, people who have knowledge but do not apply it, and people who have no knowledge. However, other surahs provide further insights. Surah al-Asr, in particular, emphasizes the importance of enjoining “haqq” and enjoining “sabr”. These concepts are difficult to translate into English so a separate discussion is necessary to clearly identify these concepts. These concepts enable the author to conclude that the Qur’an provides a typology that divides Muslim managers into three separate categories.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6302/80527
Uncontrolled Keywords: Muslim managers; Surah l-Fatihah; Islamic Management
Subjects: 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
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Ridhwan Fontaine
Date Deposited: 28 May 2020 15:21
Last Modified: 28 May 2020 15:21
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/80527

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