Promoting Leadership from theIslamic Education Perspective
Keywords:leadership, Islamic education, innate nature, inheritance, knowledge.
This research aims to investigate the nature of the mental and spiritual components of the individualthat build one’s leadership from the Islamic educationperspective. The researcher applied theInformation Retrieval Method,tracingthecollection of information and evidence from its original sources, analyzingit, and explainingthe rationale for its reasoning and presentation. Researchfindingsshow that the individual’s mental and spiritual characteristics consist of three components: one’s instinct, one’s knowledge and what s/he inheritedeffortlessly. In conclusion, anintegrated leader in Islamic education is one who combines his/her innate nature, inherited leadership skills from his/herenvironmentalong withthe knowledge acquiredthrough experience, effort and hard work.