Quotation Gümüsay, Ali Aslan. 2015. Entrepreneurship from an Islamic Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics. 130 (1), 199-208.




Research about the role of religion in entre- preneurship and more broadly management is sparse. In this conceptual article, we complement existing entrepre- neurship theory by examining entrepreneurship from an Islamic perspective (EIP). EIP is based on three intercon- nected pillars: the entrepreneurial, socio-economic/ethical, and religio-spiritual. We outline how Islam shapes entre- preneurship at the micro-, meso-, and macro-level, indicate how Islam may be considered an entrepreneurial religion in the sense that it enables and encourages entrepreneurial activity, review research streams interlinking Islam with entrepreneurship and management and outline promising research approaches.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation External
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Journal of Business Ethics
Citation Index SSCI
WU Journalrating 2009 A
WU-Journal-Rating new FIN-A, INF-A, MAN-A, STRAT-B, WH-A
Language English
Title Entrepreneurship from an Islamic Perspective
Volume 130
Number 1
Year 2015
Page from 199
Page to 208
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-014-2223-7
Open Access N


Gümüsay, Ali Aslan (Former researcher)
Research Institute for Urban Management and Governance FI (Details)
Urban Management and Governance (Meyer) (Details)
Institute for Organization Studies IN (Details)
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