Islamic Entrepreneurship and Management: Culture, Religion and Society

  • Vanessa Ratten
  • Veland RamadaniEmail author
  • Léo-Paul Dana
  • Shqipe Gerguri-Rashiti


Islamic entrepreneurship and management is a topic area of business study due to the increasingly dynamic international business environment in which culture and religion are important to developing business relationships. The main objective of this chapter is to see the approach of Islam as a religion towards entrepreneurship and management. Utilizing recent and relevant literature on the topic, this chapter is based on the Holy Qur’an verses and the Muhammad’s (S.A.W) Hadith (teachings and traditions). We also highlight how the context of Islamic business is an important driver of entrepreneurial activity.


Islam Entrepreneurship Management Culture Religion Society Halal Haram 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vanessa Ratten
    • 1
  • Veland Ramadani
    • 2
    Email author
  • Léo-Paul Dana
    • 3
  • Shqipe Gerguri-Rashiti
    • 4
  1. 1.La Trobe Business UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.South-East European UniversityTetovoMacedonia
  3. 3.Montpellier Business SchoolMontpellierFrance
  4. 4.American University of Middle EastEgailaKuwait

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