Journal of Business and Law

ISSN: 2521-439x

Volume 3 / Issue 2

Organizational Culture: An Islamic Perspective

Authors

Muath Eleswed, Ph.D.

 

Abstract

This paper discusses the concept of organizational culture from Western and Islamic perspective. Building on the teaching of Islam, an Islamic Organizational Culture Model was introduced. As fundamentals, the model included sixteen Islamic cultural values. These values include Tawhid, Unity of Purpose, Belief in the Hereafter, Reward and Punishment, Independece, Responsibility and Accountability, Participation, Justice, Dignity, Respect, and Privacy, Trust, Dialouge, Cost efficiency, Time efficiency, Caring and Sharing, Mercy towards Humans, Animals, and the Environment, Eagerness to Learn, and Collectiveness. The paper reveals the outcomes of implementing the model and their significance.