Identifying and Explaining the Principles of Management in the Sirah of Imam Hussein’s (pbuh) and Their Implications for Management


1 Associate Professor at Imam Sadegh University

2 Corresponding author, master’s degree student of public administration, Imam Sadegh University

3 Master’s degree at public administration, Islamic Azad University of Arak


This research is mainly intended to identify and explain the principles of management in the Sirah of Imam Hussein and their implications for management. It also aims at reviewing research deficiency in the field of Ashura and investigates managerial and leadership aspects of Imam Hussein’s uprising throughout his lifetime until the very moment of his martyrdom. This basic research follows a qualitative method and an inductive approach. It tries to answer the main research question by thematic analysis. At the beginning 207 indicators were identified from incredible sources confirmed by the experts from which 41 organizing themes were derived. The themes were then classified under four main themes. They included principles related to the purpose, strategy and programing, as well as the principles related to the facing environment. They were general themes derived from the Sirah of Imam Hussein which can have indications for designing the principles of managerial science on the basis of religious sources.


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