A tool for bringing people together to decide on a course of action to take
SHURA means CONSULTATION It is a way for us to conduct our affairs through consultation with others.
We use shura to solve problems in matters of importance to us. It is undertaken with regard to permissible actions.
"How might we better use our schools and community centers to encourage connecting and cooperation among ourselves?"
"How might we design new programs that address the tensions in our neighborhoods?"
"How might we establish a community trust fund that enables us to offset the costs of training and higher education?"
Learning Through Using Shura
When we consult with each other during the learning process, we generally find that we get better results than when we work alone or compete against each other. The great majority of research performed on this topic shows that achievement and productivity are higher in cooperative situations than in competitive or individualistic ones. Read More »
Many of us have difficulty giving control to others, especially when we are in a leadership position. We might reason...
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ShuraForAll is undertaking a significant effort to help workgroups and organizations use shura to make better decisions with more people involved. Bryant Mitchell, Associate Professor of Business, Management and Accounting at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), is actively working with two organizations using ShuraForAll. He shares his experiences.
Use ShuraForAll to make better decisions with more people involved. Then use it to work collaboratively and manage the effort to deliver the intended results.