A short excerpt from Hamza Yusuf’s excellent speech on the Prophet’s (s) character and on how he showed us how to manage anger in our interaction with others. Excellent advice again both for workplace and other types of situations.
In this beautiful Qur’anic recitation (with English translation), Allah outlines the parameters of an Islamic code of conduct (especially from verse 6 onwards). This etiquette of Islamic behavior applies not only in the mosque or at home, but also at work both with respect to Muslim and non-Muslim colleagues. This video is several minutes long, […]
Muslims always pride themselves in their emphasis on akhlaq (ethics) and always seem to think that Muslim countries are much more ethical that non-Muslim countries. Is this fact or is it fiction? The 2006 survey from Transparency International was released very recently. The 2006 Corruption Perceptions Index is a composite index that is based on […]
Dubai may be the boomtown of the Middle East, but is it violating the rights of foreign workers? Islam is very clear on the rights of workers–whether foreign or domestic. On the Day of Judgment, the Prophet (sa) will be a witness against “one who employs a laborer and gets the full work done by him but […]
Source: Raid Qusti for Arab News RIYADH, 22 November 2006 — A presenter from King Saud University at an international medical seminar at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center caused a stir yesterday when he insisted that all women — including medical and media professionals — leave the room before he would enter […]
During these times when European countries (including Turkey), Tunisia and other Muslim countries are condemning or banning the hijab, this video shows women police trainees performing very dangerous tasks with ease while wearing the hijab. Please click here to view the video clip directly from the YouTube website.
Nobel Peace Prize 2006 goes to Dr. Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank Muhammad Yunus’s credo is simply this: “do good” without any expectation of profit. An amazing lesson for the profit-maximizing corporate giants of today. As of 2006, he has changed the workplace environment of over 7,000,000 Bengalis who used to live below the poverty […]
The Royal Navy has appointed its first Muslim Rear Admiral, Pakistan-born Amjad Hussain, a British newspaper said Friday, April 14. “I count myself very lucky to live in a country where the opportunities have been beyond my imagination,” Hussain told The Sun. Rear Admiral is the fourth-highest rank in the Royal Navy, equivalent to a […]
Ahmad Deedat, the great South African Scholar, discusses how Islam deals with racism (and profiling).
by Rafik Beekun The Hadiths are markers of the behavior of Muhammad (s) as he exemplified the Qur’an for the Ummah. It stands to reason that we can use hadiths to distill the leadership process that Muhammad (s) himself practiced during his lifetime, and which we, as Muslims, are to emulate. The process described below […]
YouTube: From Concept to Hyper-growth. Presentation by Jawed Karim, Co-Founder of Youtube. Great success story of a young Muslim entrepreneur with an amazing start-up company now bought by Google.
Note: This series of articles about stress on “The Islamic Workplace” blog describe the type of stress one may experience as a normal part of one’s career. These articles are purely for informational purposes, and do not refer to the severe types of stress experienced in major crises or life-threatening situations. One should seek professional […]
Being an authentic Muslim at work
Be it known to you, O, Malik, that I am sending you as Governor to a country which in the past has experienced both just and unjust rule. Men will scrutinize your actions with a searching eye, even as you used to scrutinize the actions of those before you, and speak of you even as […]
Recitation of Surah 50 (Qaf). Sometimes, work can be overwhelming, and one can be placed under tremendous pressure to behave Unislamically. Before anyone does so, please watch this Qur’anic video. The video is about 9 and a half minutes long, and you should leave yourself time to reflect over its message.
Re-energize yourself listening to the words of the Almighty, the Creator, the Perfect in Knowledge.