Title: Entrepreneurship within the framework of Shari'ah

Authors: Wafica Ali Ghoul

Addresses: School of Business, Finance Department, Lebanese International University, Mouseitbeh, P.O. Box 146404, Mazraa, Beirut, Lebanon

Abstract: This paper presents an overview of entrepreneurship within the framework of Shari'ah. It presents the impact that the Islamic religion has in the areas of realm of operation, financing, the forms of business, innovation, consumerism, female entrepreneurship, and social interest.

Keywords: Islamic Shari'ah; Holy Quran; female entrepreneurs; women entrepreneurs; social entrepreneurship; riba; innovation; capitalism; Islamic inheritance system; Islam; business operation; financing; business forms; innovation; consumerism; social interest.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2015.071904

International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2015 Vol.15 No.3, pp.262 - 271

Received: 24 Mar 2015
Accepted: 07 Apr 2015

Published online: 23 Sep 2015 *

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