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The Leadership of Muhammadﷺ

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Joel Hayward

Hardback, 180 pages



A Historical Reconstruction


Given Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ immense impact on history, there are surprisingly few books that specifically analyse his leadership. The few that exist maintain that Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was a wonderful leader because he was a wonderful man; that is, he succeeded in his mission because of his superior morality and personal qualities.


Although it is widely agreed that Prophet Muhammad ﷺ  was a moral and decent man, this explanation seems incomplete and almost inadequate. Joel Hayward approaches the Prophet’s leadership from a different vantage point by scrutinising ancient sources to ascertain whether Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ conscious actions, behaviour, and methods can provide any substantial and meaningful insights about the effectiveness of his strategic leadership.


Through meticulous research and rigorous analysis, Hayward demonstrates that Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was an uncommonly astute and self-reflective man with the ability to create and communicate a believable strategic vision of a necessary and desirable future. This engaging yet deeply scholarly book makes a major contribution to both leadership studies and the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ biography.



- Theocentric Leadership

- Understanding Authority

- Consultative Leadership

- Leading by Example

- Common Touch

- Strategic Vision

- Strategic Communication

- Military Leadership

- Maximising Human Potential

- Diplomatic Leadership

- Conclusion

- Postscript: Lessons for Leaders


Joel Hayward is Professor of Strategic Thought at the National Defense College of the United Arab Emirates. He has earned ijazas in 'Aqidah and Sirah. His former posts have included being the Director of the Institute of International and Civil Security and the Chair of the multidisciplinary Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Khalifa University (UAE) and the Dean of the Royal Air Force College (UK).