This research is conducted to understand the process of implementing an entrepreneurial culture in Islamic boarding schools-also known as pesantren-and explaining this implementation based on an Islamic perspective. This research used an interdisciplinary qualitative approach and a phenomenology strategy. The result of this research indicated that the implementation of entrepreneurial culture is performed well through the internalisation of entrepreneurial culture to the society of pesantren, followed by cultural actualisation in various fields of business which are managed by pesantren. Another result of this research is the entrepreneurial culture brings blessings as mentioned in surah Al-A'raf verse 96, which have fulfilled the elements to label pesantren as a blessing boarding school that increases the benefit and goodness for humans and creates an Islamic culture circle of entrepreneurship. Furthermore, it can conclude the unity of Islamic entrepreneurial culture, namely 'aqidah, shariah, akhlaq, culture entrepreneurship, SMEs, and Islamic welfare.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)452-469
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Entrepreneurial culture process
  • Islamic boarding school
  • Islamic entrepreneurial culture
  • Pesantren


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