Application of Islamic Spiritual Intelligence as a MSME Strategy in Post-Pandemic

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Arief Dwi Saputra
Alfina Rahmatia
Andi Azhar


Islamic spirituality refers to the monotheistic paradigm in creating a harmonious balance between aspects of the world and the hereafter. The purpose of this study is to investigate how Islamic spiritual intelligence is applied as a strategy for entrepreneurship in facing the post-pandemic. The method in this study used a qualitative research strategy with a sample of 128 respondents. The root of the problem is reviewed from the literature review and strengthened by collecting data obtained from the in-depth interview process, then the data is processed using the Nvivo 12 application with coding similarity analysis then the results of the study are used as a reference and conclusions through the data obtained. The findings in this study found that there are seven elements of spiritual intelligence from an Islamic perspective, namely faith, piety, morality, shiddîq (honest), amânah (responsible), tablîgh (conveying), fathânah (intelligent), discipline, visionary, and empathy. In which, a review of the total percentage of 100% has the potential for Islamic entrepreneurship in achieving business sustainability in the ability of business actors to manage their business, through attitudes and decision making that rely on elements of Islamic spirituality intelligence.


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