Cultural Crisis and Ways forward Considering Social Health Using Management Style Derived from the Quran and Religious Pioneers of Islam

Keywords: Crisis management, Cultural management, Quran, Religious leaders, Strategy, Social health


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Background and Objective: There is a cultural bemusement which leads people to paradoxical decisions that may even be against their beliefs and policies in the society. In this study, the culture and its frameworks, social health, the crisis and how to deal with it using the crisis management method derived from the Quran and the religious pioneers of Islam were examined.

Method: A comprehensive search was done by looking up the keywords of culture, cultural crisis, crisis management, and religious pioneers in valid databases and websites (web of science, PubMed, SciVerse Scopus, Google scholar and MEDLINE), and also through library research. Related studies were extracted, critiqued, and analyzed. The authors of the article have not reported any conflicts of interest.

Results: Cultural perception and adaptability are essential for emerging crises and emergency management. Culture is not limited to religion, ethnicity, race, sex, or social institutions. Culture includes the whole set of human behavior that includes beliefs, relationships, customs, and values. Cultural differences as well as social health play important roles in controlling and managing crises; directing, organizing, and coordinating all activities towards the goals set. This as a whole can overcome the crisis. The leadership has a major impact on group performance. Our religious leaders followed different strategies in identifying and dealing with the crisis.

Conclusion: Using strategies by religious leaders and the Quran in the time of crisis, enhancing public motivation and efforts, reconciliation of religion with patriotism, creating identity for the young, individual freedom, strengthening spirituality and pure and genuine mysticism for moral revival as cultural strategies are suggested.For downloading the full-text of this article please click here.

Please cite this article as: Azizabadi Farahani F, Soltanizadeh N, Heydari D, Zahedi M, Yaghobi Razgi S. Cultural Crisis and Ways forward Considering Social Health Using Management Style Derived from the Quran and Religious Pioneers of Islam. J Res Relig Health. 2019; 5(2): 127-137. doi:


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