Abstract—Entrepreneurship is a part of Islamic economics and businesses. Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled. Prophet Muhammad SAW and his companions are examples of this. There are a lot of Muslims that are successful entrepreneurs in the world and Islam always invites all Muslims to be an innovative and active entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, Muslims have lost their confidence, their characters and souls through the time. This research aims to analyse the characteristic of entrepreneurs from al-Quran and al-Sunah. This research also concludes that Islam is not opposite with entrepreneurship. Islam warmly invites all Muslims to be entrepreneurs in their life by given the rules that should be followed by all Muslims which are derive from al-Quran and al-Hadis.
Index Terms—Entrepreneur, entrepreneur characteristic, muslimpreneur, islamic entrepreneurship.
P. R. M. Faizal, A. A. M. Ridhwan, and A. W. Kalsom are with Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Bandar Baru Nilai, Nilai, Malaysia on study leave from the Centre for Islamic Thought and Understanding (CITU) University Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Melaka, Malaysia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:P. R. M. Faizal, A. A. M. Ridhwan, and A. W. Kalsom, "The Entrepreneurs Characteristic from al-Quran and al-Hadis," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 191-196, 2013.