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An exploration on Muslim’s motivation to enter the entrepreneurship

Muhamad Ali, Musa and Abu Hussin, Mohd. Fauzi and Md. Sawari, Siti Salwa (2021) An exploration on Muslim’s motivation to enter the entrepreneurship. International Journal of Research and Review, 8 (8). pp. 607-617. ISSN 2454-2237


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.52403/ijrr.20210881


To date, the number of Muslim Bumiputera entrepreneurs, primarily Malay entrepreneurs who set up their own company and engaged in various businesses were increased but their success was far from the target. Hence, the purpose of this article was to identify the motivation that encouraged Muslims to venture into business. This study was a literature study where the researcher used secondary sources from articles, theses and scientific discourses. From the results of the literature study, the researcher found that there were five main factors that motivate Muslims to venture into business which were; Worship (Ibadah), dignity, external traits, economy and unity. When Muslims are motivated to involve in entrepreneurship, they are required to prosper the natural resources with their abilities bestowed by Allah SWT. Therefore, entrepreneurs need to empower themselves with the value skills (additional value) that complement the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. This is a starting point for the entrepreneurs who are always facing the obstacles and are always ready to compete on the global stage that requires certain skills to sharpen their competence level. This article useful empower more Muslim venture into Business.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:muamalah, motivation, Muslim entrepreneurs, economy
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB615-715 Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty. Property
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:97500
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:10 Oct 2022 16:38
Last Modified:10 Oct 2022 16:38

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