EFFECT OF ACADEMIC & PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES ON COMPETITIVENESS OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY THROUGH THE LENS OF ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE

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Volume 15 Issue 2 2019

Author(s):

Irum khattak
Islamia college peshawar (chatered university)
irumkhattak2013@gmail.com

Qadir Bakhsh Baloch
Abdul Wali Khan University
qbbaloch@awkum.edu.pk,

Gohar zaman
Women university Swabi, Pakistan
goharzaman@icp.edu.pk

Abstract The study intended to investigate the effect of academic and personality development activities on competitiveness of business schools through the lens of Islamic perspective. The features of academic & personality development activities of competitive business schools from modern literature were studied in the light of Islamic perspective. Regression analysis was used to test the hypothesis. Data was collected from a sample of 354 students through structured questionaire. The study found that Islam supports businesses education and provides a comprehensive framework that embodies moral and social values leading to a prosper society in long-term. The activities of academic and personality development in modern literature to increase the competitiveness of business schools are supported by Islamic perspective as far as it is within Islamic boundaries. Positive relation was found between academic and personality development activities and competitiveness of business schools from students’ perspective. Future studies are directed to cover other activities required for competitiveness of business schools and its relevance from Islamic perspective.
Keywords Competitiveness, Business schools, Academic, Personality, Activities, Social, Islam.
Year 2019
Volume 15
Issue 2
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification -
DOI https://doi.org/10.46745/ilma.ibtjbs.2019.152.12
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2415-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Manuscript Processing Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link http://ibtjbs.ilmauniversity.edu.pk/journal/jbs/15.2/12.pdf