Leadership and work motivation from the cross cultural perspective

  • Khaliq Ahmad
  • International Journal of Commerce and Management, March 2009, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/10569210910939681

Leadership in Compliance with the Culture

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What is it about?

The paper fills in the literature gap that exists, despite the growing importance of a need for knowledge on management from an Islamic perspective. This paper is conceptual in nature.

Why is it important?

Leadership and motivational concepts in Islamic management are more comprehensive than the conventional theories. Islamic motivation frameworks also provide fundamentals for developing a strong Islamic leadership. Implications of these Islamic management concepts since these are not only confined to this materialistic world but also have connotation for subscribers of the belief of attaining eternal success in the hereafter.


Professor Khaliq Ahmad bin Mohamad
Qassim University

The paper gives a better understanding and guidelines for managers of multinational corporations, especially those working in Muslim countries, in order to achieve their corporate objectives successfully.

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