ISLAMIC LEADERSHIP AT THE INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA

  • Khaliq Ahmad Dean, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic UniversityMalaysia, Gombak, Malaysia (Email: khaliqahmad@iium.edu.my)
  • Rodrigue Fontaine Assistant Professor, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, Malaysia (Email: ridhwan_fontaine@iium.edu.my)

Abstract

This paper is anempirical study related to Islamic leadership. The literature  review of thispaper focuses on transactional leadership, transformational leadership and servant  leadership. The literature suggests that Islamic  leadershipmostcloselyresembles servantleadership. A questionnaire was  thenusedtoassess howadministrators at the  International  Islamic  UniversityMalaysia (IIUM)view the leadership approaches of their direct  superiors and which leadershipapproach they prefer. The results of the  survey clearly indicate that they prefer servant leadershipfollowedby transformationalleadership. Respondents dislike transactional leadership.  The implicationsofthe studies are discussed  and  the possibility  of generalization isdiscussed.  

JEL Classification:M10, M14, Z12  

Key words: Islamic leadership, University, Malaysia
How to Cite
Ahmad, K., & Fontaine, R. (1). ISLAMIC LEADERSHIP AT THE INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 19(2). Retrieved from https://journals.iium.edu.my/enmjournal/index.php/enmj/article/view/179
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