A Comparative Study of Change Strategies in the Era of the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) and the Contemporary Era to Achieve Islamic Values and Norms

Document Type : Original Article


1 Corresponding author: master of administrative management, University of Tehran, Iran

2 PhD of human resource management, university professor, Islamic Azad University of Karaj. Iran


Up to now, management theorists have proposed various strategies for change management. Islamic management studies have considered the management of the Prophet's era in the presentation of Islamic values ​​and norms. Employing grounded theory and meta-analysis, this research made an attempt to pinpoint the most prominent categories, and causal, contextual, and mediating conditions for identifying the strategies and outcomes of the study. The results were confirmed by university professors and Howzeh instructors through Delphi method. Afterwards, the similarities and differences between these strategies were identified and analyzed by comparing the change strategies in the era of the Prophet and the contemporary era. The research resulted in ten key factors relating the differences between change strategies of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and those of the twentieth century. They included differences at institutional levels, governmental and political levels, legal levels, family institutions, education institutions, economic institutions, organizational and social entities levels, general behavior, and cultural and faith levels. Generally, the foundation of contemporary changes is based on human pleasure and requirements; while the basis of change in the Prophet's era relies on the Islamic creeds and principles.

Themes are: change in institution level, political and ‎governmental, legal, family, educational, economical ‎institution, organizational level, ordinary behaviors level, ‎cultural and opinion level. Totally change in Contemporary ‎era is pleasures and needs of humans, while change in ‎Prophet (s.a.a.w) era is based on Islamic rules.‎


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