Homepage Globalisation, the Qur'anic Ethics and the Media All praise is due to Allah the Almighty, and may Allah grant blessings to Prophet Muhammed sawhis family and his companions. In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate. But man assumed it; indeed he is ever unjust and ignorant. O ye people, we have been taught the speech of Birds" Sura Neml
As is the case with any universal religion, a great cultural diversity does exist among them. Similarly, the extent of religious commitment and practice varies considerably between individuals and cultures.
This poses a major challenge in attempting to deal with business ethics from a religious perspective. An implicit assumption here is that such teachings are likely to influence the mindset and actions of their adherents in some degree or the other. As most readers may not be fully familiar with Islam, a brief introduction about it may be helpful.
That way of living embraces the creedal, spiritual, moral, social, educational, economic and political aspects of life. A topic like business ethics is an integral part of the normative religious practice. If this is the case, then it is essential to be clear about the sources of such normative practices, sources which will be frequently referred to in this chapter.
There are two primary sources of normative Islamic teachings. While the words of Hadeeth are not those of Allah [verbatim], they are believed, however, to be another form of revelation to the Prophet [p], in meaning only.
Both primary sources provide broad principles and guidelines in conducting the normative Islamic life. These broad principles and precepts, such as social justice, mutual consultation [shura] or moral conduct are not subject to nullification or change.
They are presumed to be valid for all times and places. The human endeavor is limited to understanding and implementing them in a manner that is suited to the needs of time, place and circumstances.
While these sources focus on broader and guiding principles, they also contain injunctions that are more specific due to their importance. The growing complexity and diversity of business dealings and of life in general, a legitimate question: A built-in mechanism to deal with this is called Ijtihad or the exertion of effort by a learned scholar so as to find answers to new questions or solutions to new problems.
In the process of Ijtihad, the scholar is guided by the principles and spirit of Islamic law in arriving at his opinion. As Ijtihad is a human endeavor, influenced by the needs of time, place and circumstances, such opinions may vary as well. They may vary even under the same circumstances.
This chapter focuses mainly on widely accepted principles and norms relating to business ethics as stipulated in the two primary sources of Islam. These principles and norms, however, do not exist in vacuum, apart from the Islamic worldview and the role of ethics in such worldview.
At the center of this worldview is belief in and devotion to Allah, who is the source of all bounties and the ultimate authority in defining what is ethical and what is not. This belief is examined in the next section. Allah is the only Creator, Sustainer and Cherisher of the Universe.
It may be helpful to begin with the explanation of the meaning of Tawheed before examining its implications. Such a definition does not fully capture the deeper meaning of Tawheed.
As a theological term, it means the Oneness, Uniqueness and incomparability of Allah Allah to any of His creatures. Implications of Tawheed This comprehensive meaning of the Unity of Allah implies other types of unity:Journal of Usuluddin 40 (July – December ): Qur’anic Work Ethics Nor ‘Azzah Kamri1 Siti Fairuz Ramlan2 Azharsyah Ibrahim3 Abstract The Qur’an is the primary source in all.
Importance, Respect and Rights, and Manner of Reciting the Holy Qur'aan. Excellent source of lessons for Madrasah Teachers. Qur’anic Guided Business Ethics: Lessons from Surah Al Baqarah Essay We will look at business ethics theories and also the relation with the verses in Surah Al- Baqarah.
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The Morals and Ethics of the Quran Ali Rahim The prophet Muhammad (saws) said: "I have been sent to perfect the morals". The Quran is the criterion (furqan).
Anything that . Assignment 3 1a) Business Ethics is a professional ethics that examining ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that arise in a business environment.
It applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and entire organizations.