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Successful women enterpreneur: Islamic life practice

Md Yusof, Syarifah and Hamed, Abu Bakar (2018) Successful women enterpreneur: Islamic life practice. International Journal of Islamic Business (IJIB), 3 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0127- 662X

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Entrepreneurship is a challenging career. There are many Muslim women entrepreneurs who venture into entrepreneurship, but not all succeed. Successful entrepreneur certainly have different practices with those who fail. Hence, this study aims to explore the practice of Islamic lifestyle based on the characteristics of faith, worship and morality practiced by successful Muslim women entrepreneurs. This study uses a qualitative research approach with phenomenological methods to learn the true experience of successful Muslim women entrepreneurs in managing their business. The selection of entrepreneurs involved in the study was based on purposive sampling techniques and in-depth interviews were used to collect data from them. The data were analyzed using data condensation method, data presentation and formulation and validation. The findings of the study show Muslim women entrepreneurs to believe in the concept of sustenance, sustenance of God's provision and prayer. Meanwhile, the elements of worship that they practice including zakat, alms, dhuha prayer, reading al-Quran and friendship. Moral elements show gratitude, tawakal, patience and generosity as the practice of successful Muslim women entrepreneurs. Therefore, to succeed and achieve al-falah, Muslim women entrepreneurs need to apply the values of faith, improve worship and be virtuous. They need to work hard in managing their business wisely, then praying and trusting God to gain success of the world and the hereafter.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keusahawanan Islam, Usahawan berjaya, Gaya hidup Islam, Usahawan wanita Muslim
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Islamic Business School
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2019 03:00
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2019 03:00
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/26257

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