Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2009«

Did Michael Jackson embrace Islam before his death?

June 26, 2009

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According to an article in a British newspaper, the Telegraph, Michael Jackson followed the example of his brother, Germaine, and embraced Islam last year. Here is an excerpt from the Telegraph’s article by Graham Tibbetts, dated November 21, 2008: […] According to The Sun, the ceremony took place while Jackson, 50, was recording an album […]

Prince Bandar on Corruption in Saudi Arabia: “So what?”

June 25, 2009

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The Guardian, UK Prince Bandar, challenged as to whether there is corruption in deals with the Saudi royal family and whether 1 billion UK pounds in bribe were paid to bank accounts controlled by Prince Bandar himself, replies: “Yes. So what?” Please click here to watch the video clip where he made that reply.

Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion

June 25, 2009

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Prof. Rafik Beekun Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion is a great, relatively new journal which was started in 2004. Its launch correlates with one of the hotest new areas in management: sprituality. Finally, management experts have realized that people do not turn off their spiritual self when they go to work (even in secular […]

10 Questions Every Change Agent Must Answer

June 25, 2009

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Bill Taylor, Harvard Business Publishing Website As leaders, we have no control over how fast markets grow or how wisely banks lend. But we do control our own mindsets and “animal spirits” — the phrase coined by John Maynard Keynes in the depth of the Great Depression. If all you’ve got is a spreadsheet filled […]

Follow Br. Rafik on Twitter

June 19, 2009

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Please click here to follow me on Twitter. Brothers and sisters email to me about various issues relating to Islamic Management; Your humble brother in Islam is offering you another way to keep in touch with him.

Fake Degree Scam in Gulf and Saudi Arabia

June 11, 2009

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ArabianBusiness.com by Claire Ferris-Lay More than 180 people from across the Gulf have been blacklisted for holding fake US academic certificates allegedly bought from non-accredited institutions, including 69 from Saudi Arabia and 68 from the UAE. Almost 10,000 people in total have been blacklisted by the US Department of Justice for purchasing fake high school […]

New Brochure from the US State Department: Being Muslim in America

June 4, 2009

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The U.S. State Department has just released a very beautiful and informative brochure about “Being Muslim in America”.  Please click here to see the brochure.