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Spiritual quotient towards organizational sustainability: the Islamic perspective, Sohail Akhtar, Dr. Mohd Arshad, Arshad Mahmood and Adeel Ahmed

Sohail Akhtar, Dr. Mohd Anuar ArshadArshad MahmoodAdeel Ahmed
School of Management
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden
Email: sohail.khan997@yahoo.com

DOI: 10.1108/WJEMSD-01-2017-0002

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of spiritual quotient (SQ) on the organisational sustainability from the Islamic perspective. Till date, many organisations around the world are facing environmental, social and economic issues affecting their organisational sustainability.
Design/methodology/approach: The present paper is conceptual paper based on literature review on employee’s behavioural issues and role of SQ for organisational sustainability.
Findings: This present paper argues that SQ must be considered as the important factor for employee development in the organisation. It develops spiritual awareness among employees which enhances their productivity within the organisation. Furthermore, SQ is necessary means of identifying and harnessing deeper inner resources with the capacity to care for the well-being of the organisation and advance its development.
Research limitations/implications: The paper suggests SQ and its multi-dimensions with the implication for future research in organisational sustainability.
Originality/value: The paper discusses the development of the concept of SQ from the Islamic perspective.
Keywords: Islamic culture; Employee behaviour; Organizational sustainability; Spiritual quotient.
Citation: Akhtar, S., Arshad, M.A., Mahmood, A. and Ahmed, A. (2017), "Spiritual quotient towards organizational sustainability: the Islamic perspective", World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 163-170. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-01-2017-0002


WJEMSD V13 N2 2017 Akhtar et al.pdf
WJEMSD V13 N2 2017 Akhtar et al.pdf
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