Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Prophet Muhammad's Leadership

Prophet Muhammad's Leadership: The Paragon of Excellence Altruistic Management A Cross-Application To Modern Management And Leadership Practice By Ismail Noor, Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn. Bhd., Klang, 1992

Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. was a leader of men, undisputedly so. In the context of modern leadership criteria, it would be benefial to cross-relate Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. leadership with some of the modern principles studied in today's schools of management. Leadership models propounded in the last 50 years have analysed and highlighted the predominant criteria linked to leaders of distinction. prophet Muhammad s.a.w.'s leadership among men was God-inspired, and his capabilities as a total leader have withstood the test of time and events.

The concepts enveloping the quintessence of the Prophet of Islam's leadership include coverage of the principles of:

Mutual consultation (syura)

Justice and equity ('adl)

Wisdom (hikmah)

Courage and discipline

Perpetual enthuasiasm





In this Guidebook, an overview analysis wiil be carried out on how the Prophet s.a.w's principles pervade into his roles as:

1. A Visionary

2. An Entrepreneur

3. A Manager-Administrator

4. A Team Leader

5. A Transformational Leader

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