Introduction <ul><li>Camp AMIR - a special gift from the alumnis to the new members </li></ul><ul><li>Imparting Islamic va...
Objectives <ul><li>Definition of leadership in Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding our role as Muslim leaders (Muslim so...
Definition of “Leadership” <ul><li>Trust, “an explicit contract or a pledge” (bai’ah) </li></ul><ul><li>A bond between a l...
Definition of “Leadership” <ul><li>Focus on leadership in Islam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
What makes Islamic leadership interesting and different <ul><li>Leadership is  NOT  reserved for a small elite </li></ul><...
What makes Islamic leadership interesting and different <ul><li>Muslims urged to  appoint a leader  even during a  </li></...
What makes Islamic leadership interesting and different <ul><li>The leader guides  willing followers </li></ul><ul><li>The...
2 Primary Roles in  Islamic leadership <ul><li>A. Servant-leader </li></ul><ul><li>“ Sayyid al qawn khadimuhum ” </li></ul...
Process of Islamic leadership <ul><li>Islam discourage Muslims from actively seeking positions of authority </li></ul><ul>...
Process of Islamic leadership <ul><li>Expertise required in leadership selection </li></ul><ul><li>In situation where help...
Quranic Injunction <ul><li>Leadership as an individual duty, a formula for the survival of the ummah </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
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NYPMSN Camp Amir - Leadership Tazkirah

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A presentation that I did during the tazkirah session for NYPMSN Camp Amir held at Mjd Muhajirin 23rd Oct 2011

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  • NYPMSN Camp Amir - Leadership Tazkirah

    1. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Camp AMIR - a special gift from the alumnis to the new members </li></ul><ul><li>Imparting Islamic values and leaving a legacy behind for the next generation </li></ul>
    2. 3. Objectives <ul><li>Definition of leadership in Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding our role as Muslim leaders (Muslim societies) </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare a Project Proposal for NYPMSN </li></ul>
    3. 4. Definition of “Leadership” <ul><li>Trust, “an explicit contract or a pledge” (bai’ah) </li></ul><ul><li>A bond between a leader and the followers </li></ul><ul><li>Leader is being ‘entrusted’ to protect the people and treat them fairly </li></ul>
    4. 5. Definition of “Leadership” <ul><li>Focus on leadership in Islam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Justice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prophet Muhammad s.a.w as an exemplary leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ And you stand exalted standard of character.” [Al-Qalam 68:4] </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. What makes Islamic leadership interesting and different <ul><li>Leadership is NOT reserved for a small elite </li></ul><ul><li>Prophet Muhammad s.a.w on leadership: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Each of you is a guardian and each of you will be asked about his subjects.” [Sahih Bukhari] </li></ul></ul>
    6. 7. What makes Islamic leadership interesting and different <ul><li>Muslims urged to appoint a leader even during a </li></ul><ul><li>trip / expedition </li></ul><ul><li>Prophet Muhammad s.a.w on leadership: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ When three persons set out on a journey, they should appoint one of them as their leader.” </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. What makes Islamic leadership interesting and different <ul><li>The leader guides willing followers </li></ul><ul><li>The leader seeks voluntary participation of followers in an effort to reach certain objectives. </li></ul>
    8. 9. 2 Primary Roles in Islamic leadership <ul><li>A. Servant-leader </li></ul><ul><li>“ Sayyid al qawn khadimuhum ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Omar Hassan Kasule, “Muslim Leaders’ Forum 98 Handbook”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(“The Servant as Leader”, Robert Greenleaf) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Guardian-leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prophet Muhammad s.a.w’s leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To protect his community against tyranny, oppression </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage God-consciousness & taqwa </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promote justice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Prof Rafik Beekum & Prof Jamal Badawi) </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Process of Islamic leadership <ul><li>Islam discourage Muslims from actively seeking positions of authority </li></ul><ul><li>“ Do not ask for a position of authority for if you are granted this position as a result of your asking for it, you will be left alone....” [Sahih Muslim] </li></ul>
    10. 11. Process of Islamic leadership <ul><li>Expertise required in leadership selection </li></ul><ul><li>In situation where help is needed, one may seek a specific position to provide assistance </li></ul><ul><li>- Example of Prophet Yusuf a.s.’s request to the King of Egypt to be placed in charge of the granaries. </li></ul><ul><li>A deed accompanied with the right intention (to help </li></ul><ul><li>others) within the parameters of Islam </li></ul>
    11. 12. Quranic Injunction <ul><li>Leadership as an individual duty, a formula for the survival of the ummah </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ You are the best of the nations raised up for the benefit of men, you enjoin what is right and forbid the wrong and believe in Allah....” </li></ul></ul>

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