Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2011«

The Islamic Perspective on Excellent Leadership and Good Governance.

April 30, 2011

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Professor Muhammad Abdallah Al Buraey, King Fadh University, presentation in Sydney, Australia (and commented upon  by Professor Rafik Beekun), theIslamicworkplace.com In choosing excellent leaders and making appointment of public officials, only merit matters, nothing else. [Note from Rafik Beekun: clearly as indicated by the Qur’anic quotations and ahadiths cited by Professor Buraey below, “merit” is […]

The Problem with Business Schools (and Business School Students)

April 30, 2011

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David Glenn, Chronicle of Higher Education, U.S.… [Read more…] Business [school]  majors spend less time preparing for class than do students in any other broad field, according to the most recent National Survey of Student Engagement: Nearly half of seniors majoring in business say they spend fewer than 11 hours a week studying outside class. In […]

EEOC claims on rise as Americans view Islam more and more negatively

April 29, 2011

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Eve Tahmincioglu, MSNBC… [Read more…] A poll released l[in September 2010] by the Pew Research Center that shows that the public’s view of Islam has deteriorated, with only 30 percent of Americans expressing a favorable opinion of Islam, compared with 41 percent in 2005. “One can easily conclude that since the general situation is so unfavorable […]

Sexual Harassment: A Muslim Problem

April 25, 2011

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By Hena Zuberi… [Read more…] Most of us have heard the the reports out of Egypt, but this is not just an Egyptian problem. It is experienced in many Muslim countries. Many women in Muslim countries don’t even know that this is a crime. Lets look at the stats coming from Egypt more closely.  In 2008, […]

Time Management for Muslims and Muslimas

April 24, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, theIslamicworkplace.com I am always amazed by how time challenged Muslims are–whether as a student, a businessman or businesswoman, or a homemaker. Time management can be daunting as you seek to balance your responsibilities for this dunya and your responsibilities for akheera. Staying on target can get easily swept aside if you do not […]

Kodi Azari, Persian-American Surgeon, Performs First Western Hand Transplant

April 20, 2011

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Margarita, Spotlight.vitals.com A young mom from California tragically lost her hand in a car accident and has been living with a prosthetic while taking care of her daughter. Dr. Kodi Azari and a team of 20 surgeons and supporting staff was able to successfully complete a 14 1/2-hour transplant surgery at the Ronald Reagan UCLA […]

Farooq Kathwari–CEO of Ethan Allen and Great Business Leader

April 19, 2011

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By Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — “Pashmina! Pashmina!” The CEO of one of the largest U.S. furniture chains, determined to introduce a visitor to his beloved cat, is calling in vain out the doors of his stone-and-stucco mansion on the water here. He quizzes his driver and the landscaper on whether they’ve […]

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