Please provide a thorough explanation and elaboration of what is the concept, basic facts/ basic theory, major ideas, background and practices of Shari'ah "Islamic Law" Governance, what the basic theory behind it and how it works compared to best practices of corporate governance.
Provide cases and comparisons and contrasts with non-Shari'ah or conventional corporate governance practices. Are there any arguments or examples in support of the above mentioned?
What is the conclusion of the above comparisons and contrasts? What precautionary measures should Islamic financial institutions take to avoid non-compliance with Shari'ah governance standards? What is the contribution of Shari'ah governance standards to the financial systems and corporate governance best practices and the economy at large?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 3:16 am ad1c9bdddf
The basis of Islamic law governance is the Shari-at. The Shari-at has several requirements such the Hisbah which imposes duties on businessmen. These include correct weights and measures, preventing frauds, correcting illegal contracts, free market, fair trading rules, and no hoarding of necessities. In addition, there are principles of fair mutual justice with equal importance to all. The business must be carried out in accordance with moral principles enunciated by the Holy Quran. According to the Shari-at human beings are trustees of Allah and the ultimate trust is to keep in Allah, the ultimate owner. The business people must uphold the principles of truthfulness, fairness, tolerance, and justice. The business must be just, fair, and honest to all people. The most important tenet of Shari-at is the prohibition of riba or interest.
The similarities with the best practices of corporate governance is that the requirements of Shari-at such as correct weights and measures, prevention of fraud, and ...
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Reflect on what you gained from each of the below reading assignments in relation to the responsibilities of each individual to contribute toward the development and improvement of society.
Associations in Civic Life (Alexis de Tocqueville)
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (The United Nations)
Easing Political Cynicism with Civic Involvement (Derek C. Bok)
George Washington's Farewell address (Use internet)
Second Thoughts on Civil Society (Gertrude Himmelfarb)
Explain what Washington was trying to tell all Americans in his Farewell Address in relation to our responsibilities toward our society as citizens in order to protect both our individual and collective freedoms. Provide examples about how well (or not) we have followed his guidance.
300-500 words per topic will suffice.