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

Irum Khattak (), Qadir Bakhsh Baloch () and Gohar Zaman ()
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Irum Khattak: Islamia college peshawar (chatered university)
Qadir Bakhsh Baloch: Abdul Wali Khan University
Gohar Zaman: Women university Swabi, Pakistan

IBT Journal of Business Studies (JBS), 2019, vol. 15, issue 2, 15-12

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. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.46745/ilma.ibtjbs.2019.152.12

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