Last updated on september 9, 2012 effective leadership steps for strategy implementation in islamic organizations by rafik beekun planning without implementation is useless in some islamic organisations, there is no defined concept of long-term planning. Concept of leadership and the quality of a good leader in islam introduction: leadership is a great quality of human nature every organization or group of peoples needs a good leader in order to gain their desired success. The different clerical functions within islam are filled by a special religious class called the emulamaem, religious scholars with authority in law and doctrine.
Islamic leadership institute of america is a non-profit organization dedicated to realizing muslim leadership at the institutional and individual level through. After the prophet muhammad died in 632 ad, succeeding leaders of the muslim ummah (community) have been called khalifas / caliphs (successors) shia muslims tend to use the term imam the last universally acknowledged caliph was uthman ibn affan. Included in this paper is a review of the existing literature regarding the definitions, leadership principles and success strategies of the islamic leadership and islamic leadership model this study contains the results of a qualitative research study conducted on the islamic leadership methods utilized by muslim leaders.
Principles of islamic leadership by morshed abul ala what is islamic leadership a person or a group that will lead humanity from the brink of destruction to the way of allah the almighty importance of islamic leadership every movement has a need for leadership importance of leadership is like the engine of a train. He is the author of islamic business ethics, the co-author of leadership: an islamic perspective, and has conducted training workshops for upper management executives and islamic workers currently, he is the president of the association of muslim social scientists of north america. Tweet the islamic leadership institute of america wants 50 donors to donate $50/month for 50 weeks in order to sponsor students for two years to take ilia classes at the end of the 24 months, these students will be given a capstone to solve a real-life problem in society. Islamic religious leaders have traditionally been people who, as part of the clerisy, mosque, or government, performed a prominent role within their community or nation however, in the modern contexts of muslims minorities in non-muslim countries as well as secularised muslim states like turkey, indonesia and bangladesh, religious leadership may take a variety of non-formal shapes.
Concept of leadership and the quality of a good leader in islam introduction: leadership is a great quality of human nature every organization or group of peoples needs a good leader in order to gain their desired success as a social being each and every man has to lead his life through a mutual relationship with others.
But after the occultation of the twelfth shia imam, the original shia concept of leadership became untenable, so the notion of guardianship of the islamic jurists (velayat-e faqih) was derived by ruhollah khomeini.
Islamic religious leaders come in a variety of types due to the absence of an organized hierarchical structure, such as a church in christianity the imam is the most popular leadership position in islam. However the current leader, erdogan, is trying to change this and is in a clear campaign to islamisise the country and again make the turks a political force within the islamic world as examplified through his trade links with somalia, iraq and qatar.
First of all all the other answers are talking about political leaders and the khilafah (successors of the prophet muhammad pbuh), whilst they are not wrong, they have forgotten to mention that islam as a religion does have an authority figure.