Islamic Ethical Principles In The Workplace

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Islamic ethical values are a set of moral principles in the workplace based on the Qur’an and Sunnah. Islamic business ethics is defined as the code of moral principles in the workplace legislated in the Qur’an and Sunnah (Speight, 2014). This article will discuss the Islamic ethical values related to an employee, Islamic ethical values related to the management, and Islamic ethical values related to the workplace. There are many majors in the world and jobs corresponding to them; consequently, there are distinct Islamic ethical values for each major and its job type. In addition there are some Islamic ethical values that are similar in many majors and jobs. The major which will be under study here is Finance and the job position chosen is financial manager. There are many Islamic ethical values related to an employee; five will be discussed here. The first one is honesty and integrity. Research has shown that many companies require honest employees. It is narrated by Abu Musa Al-Ashari: The Prophet said, "The honest treasurer who gives willingly what he is ordered to give, is one of the two charitable persons, (the second being the owner)" (Book #36, Hadith #461). The second is that they should not do any cheating as it goes against honesty and trust. It is Narrated by 'Abdullah bin Abu Aufa: “A man displayed some goods in the market and swore by Allah that he had been offered so much for that, that which was not offered, and he said so, so as to cheat a Muslim. On that

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