Spiritual Leadership: A Solution of the Leadership Crisis in Islamic Education in Indonesia

Abstract

The main goal of this research is to describe the role of spiritual leadership or prophetic leadership for development Islamic education. Research conducted in five schools that implement the prophetic leadership and his school well developed. The conclusions of this research are: first, spiritual leadership is very effective for building organizational culture of the school. Secondly, spiritual leadership is the leadership based on piety, leadership by holy war spirit and total leadership. Their hearts, heads, and hands are used for serving and obedience for the sake of God (mardlĂ´tillah). Third, Spiritual leadership proves to be able to make effective school: conducive school organization culture, effective school organization process and learning innovation. Fourth, spirituality that develops in the leadership is ascetic spirituality. Ascetic spirituality is intensive obedience to God resulting in good deed.

Keywords: Islamic Education, Models of Leadership, Spiritual Leadership

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 40-53 (Download PDF)

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