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Kindness to Parents: A Driver for Excellence?

Kindness to Parents: A Driver for Excellence?

Fatima Hamdulay

How do we engender excellence? Malcolm Gladwell popularised the notion of a “Tipping Point” – little things that make a big difference and move to a point where a social phenomenon gains traction that is virus-like – it becomes deeply infectious…

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Muslim State in a World of Nation-State

Muslim State in a World of Nation-State

Nassef Managbilang Adiong

Muslim views on the polity represent the paradigmatic understandings of how Muslims relate citizenry, authority, territoriality, and sovereignty to the overarching influence of the Western nation-state system. For instance, the meaning of citizenry in the…

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‘Darkness to Light’ in Islamic Corporate Governance

‘Darkness to Light’ in Islamic Corporate Governance

Iznan Tarip

There are emerging works on the dark side of organisation, looking at the dark out-side (e.g. political instability, multi-national corrupt syndicates), and in-side (e.g. workplace violence, nepotism). The ‘darkness’ not only involves generalised corrupting mechanisms…

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Manoeuvring Power Dynamics: The Brunei Constitution 1959

Manoeuvring Power Dynamics: The Brunei Constitution 1959

Majdey Zawawi

The Brunei Report of 1904 mentions of a letter that Sultan Hashim tried to address to the Ottoman Sultan Hamid II expressing Brunei’s willingness to surrender the Sultanate to Turkey or more precisely, to the Ottoman Caliphate. The letter was intercepted by British Agents…

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Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah: Fulfilling Maqasid al-Shari’ah

 

Rozan Yunos

Fulfilling the requirements of the Maqasid al-Shari’ah is a duty not all leaders have been able to carry out. Throughout history, there are many examples of leaders and nations who have failed to provide for their own people. Thus, for His Majesty to achieve this, it is indeed no small feat. For fulfilling the requirements of the Maqasid al-Shari’ah, His Majesty is an exemplary Muslim leader in this modern time. This book provides examples of how those Maqasids were fulfilled.

Available for purchase at Booker and accessible for reading at the HART Library, UBD

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