ISLAMIC VALUES, LEADERSHIP LEGITIMACY AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY
AbstractThe legitimacyofleadershipis animportantconcern for any organization. A legitimate leader will be readilyaccepted by organizational members,Â therebyfacilitatingthe achievementoforganizational goals. The legitimacy of leadershipisnotonly concerned aboutthe legalaspect, butalso moral and psychological aspects. Thisarticleproposes a conceptualframework ofÂ leadership,Â based on Islamic values asthe mainthrust ofleadership legitimacy. Given that in Islam, legal andethical values are integrated, aÂ leader is expected to internalize the Islamic core values and realize them inÂ his organization. Moreover, Islamic core values are implemented in conjunction withtask-related values, leading to a comprehensive treatment of organizationalÂ leadership. As a logicaldevelopment,organizational members will confer legitimacyonthe leader andbecome loyal and committed followers. Inthis respect, the Conceptual FrameworkofIslamicÂ Leadership(CFIL), which isincongruence withthe concept organizationÂ sustainability, is a holistic approach in understanding leadership legitimacy. Â
JEL Classification:M1, Z12 Â
Keywords: Islamic leadership, Values, Leadershiplegitimacy.
How to Cite
Mat Hassan, M. E., Muhamad, N., Abdullah, N. A., & Adham, K. A. (2013). ISLAMIC VALUES, LEADERSHIP LEGITIMACY AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 19(2). Retrieved from https://journals.iium.edu.my/enmjournal/index.php/enmj/article/view/181