The FATE Of Your Company Depends Upon How You TREAT Your EMPLOYEES

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There are many reason which can result in the fall of a company. I work for a mobile company and the best example I can give is of Nokia; the fall of Nokia was “APP STORE”. Coming back to the topic, let’s begin.

Two in five CEOs fail within their first 18 months of leading an organisation, according to a study published in Harvard Business Review. One-third of chief executives from Fortune 500 companies don’t make it past three years.

Achieving goals requires your teams’ support and commitment. If your team is not on board, this means you don’t have the leadership quality.

Here are four of the most important points that can cast you in a negative light and turn off your employees:

1. The MARIONETTE Trap Marionette

The challenge for any leader is working within the pre-defined parameters, yet being able to apply his own talents to achieve the results. Many leaders in hope of securing their position and privileges get themselves trapped into this. They just follow the orders and never stand up for their team not question the policies. The sad part is your employees are listening and seeing everything and are murmuring behind your back. If you need to be continuously directed, you are indeed a puppet.

I know of many boards who only hire managers that they can control. If your only concern is to impress the top management you’ll be surely losing your employees. There must be a balance. In the end no one will take you seriously, neither the board nor the employees you have ignored.

“Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” – Richard Branson

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Ethics of Wars in Islam

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Ethics Of War In Islam

Islam’ Uniqueness in the Ethics of Wars

Good manners, flexibility, mercy with the weak, and tolerance with neighbors are all characteristics of any nation at times of peace no matter how savage such a nation may be. However, good treatment at time of war, flexibility with enemies, mercy with women, children and the aged, tolerance with the defeated are all characteristics that cannot be done by each nation and military commander.

Seeing blood provokes bloodshed; animosity arouses the feelings of grudge and wrath; the ecstasy of victory makes conquerors intoxicated with that victory, so it pushes them into the most heinous kinds of revenge. This is both the old and modern history of countries. Rather, it is the history of man since Cain killed his brother Abel:

{Behold! they each presented a sacrifice (to Allah.: It was accepted from one, but not from the other. Said the latter: “Be sure I will slay thee.” “Surely,” said the former, “(Allah) doth accept of the sacrifice of those who are righteous.} [Al-Maeda:27].

Here, history honors the leaders of our civilization; military and civilians, conquerors and rulers, as from among great leaders of other civilizations, they were alone characterized by merciful, fair humanity in the fiercest battles and the darkest times that incite revenge and shedding blood. I swear that if it had not been for the fact that history speaks about such a unique miracle in the history of war ethics in a truthful manner without any doubt, I would have said it is a myth like other myths that have no place on earth[1].”

If peace is the origin in Islam and if war was legalized in Islam for the aforementioned causes and objectives, Islam put rules and laws for war in order to limit anything accompanying it. In this way, wars are controlled by ethics rather than personal desires. Islam allowed wars against tyrants and aggressors not innocent and peaceful people.

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