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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ng, Yan Ling; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Lee, Teck Heang (2012)

  • Malaysia experienced rapid economic growth at an average annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 8.5% during the 1990s due to its financial liberalization policy. This rapid growth came to a halt after the impact of the Asian financial crisis occurred on 1997-1998 causing the economy into recession. This prompted the Malaysian government to urgently develop a sophisticated capital market backed by an efficient regulatory framework to instil investors' confidence in order to attract capital inflow from the local and foreign investors to restart the economy.

  • effectiveness_shariah_committees_Malaysian_Islamic_financial_institutions_practical_perspective_shamsher_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2016-07-13)

  • An effective system of rules, practices and processes by which Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) are directed and controlled to ensure their business operations are Shariah-compliant has important implications on their reputation and their future growth. The Shariah Committee is a mandated requirement by the central bank on every Islamic Financial Institution (IFI) to ensure the expected level of Shariah-compliance in their business operations. Unlike their conventional counterparts that focus only on maximizing the wealth of shareholders, IFIs has an extra responsibility to protect the interests of all stakeholders (including shareholders) and ensure that no injustice of any kind...

  • an_empirical_study_audit_committee_practices_Shaharatulfazzah et al.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Mohd Saad, Siti Shaharatulfazzah; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Evans, Jonathan Gerard; Abdul Wahab, Sazali (2012)

  • An audit committee would effectively deliver their duties if there were adequate resources. In the US, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) (2000) pointed out that 'sufficient resources' is one of the three keys to an effective oversight process of an audit committee. Consistently, Treadway Report stressed the importance for an audit eommittee to have adequate resources and authority to effectively discharge their duties (Treadway, 1987) ...

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  • PhD


  • Authors: Hussin, Syaryanti (2019)

  • One of important non-financial information to be disclosed by IFIs is the information related to environment, social and governance (ESG) matters. Solid ESG practices result in lower risk and better operational performance of firm. The increasing cases of corporate collapse over non-financial issues during the last decades have highlighted the importance of ESG disclosure. IFIs have been seen left behind in term of providing their stakeholders with enough information to the stakeholders' attached surrounding from environmental aspect. In addition of that , the study examines SC characteristics from SC size, SC meeting and international member on the linkages between governance mechani...

  • chapter_6_examination_of_the_shariah_committee_role_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_Zulkarnain_Shamsher_Eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2015)

  • The system of corporate control, effective and efficient governance that is consistent with Shariah guidance has been an important agenda for Islamic Financial Institutions since the existence of Islamic Finance in Malaysia. This is especially important in light of rapid growth in Islamic Finance industry not only in Malaysia but globally. For example, the global total assets of the industry as of end 2014 has exceeding USD2.0 trillion or a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4% between 2009 and 2014 (Ernst & Young, 2014). The well-functioning Islamic Finance industry can only be sustained if there is good corporate governance practice by IFIs that comply with Shariah guidance....

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  • Master


  • Authors: Mohamad Zain, Nor Syahirah (2017)

  • There is an urgency to explore and structure innovative financial mechanisms like SRI sukuk to develop waqf properties and assets because if this is delayed, many opportunities in enhancing social welfare and economic development will be missed. SRI sukuk can be innovatively structured to support financing the development waqf assets into viable income-generating assets that can help with social programmes, and at the same time, maximise the potential of sukuk in achieving the objectives (maqasid) of Islamic finance. The study aims to explore SRI sukuk models that could be implemented to develop waqf properties and assets under the SRI sukuk framework in Malaysia ...

  • chapter_7_financial_and_operating_performance_of_privatised_companies_Abdeldayam_Yusuf_Zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Abdeldayam, M.M.; Karbhari, Yusuf; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2015)

  • The term privatisation has many shades of meaning. The overall purpose of privatisation is that of transferring the provision of goods and services from the public sector to the private sector and Kay and Thompson (1986) suggest that the term covers denationalisation (the sale of state owned enterprises), deregulation (the introduction of competition) and contracting out (the provision by private sector organisations of public services). Over the past 25 years or so, all of these various forms of privatisation have developed and evolved and are now a pervasive feature of the economies of many countries. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HF 5630 S464)

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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2012)

  • Financial fiascos or commonly termed as scandals refer to the various kinds of frauds, scams, swindles, breaches of trust, or other wrongdoing in the corporate sector which results in huge financial losses. The greed for wealth coupled with the opportunities in a new complex financial and banking environment and the use of modern technolgy in financial transactions have mad the financial sector more vulnerable to scandals than any other sector of the economy.

  • financial_ratios_discriminant_analysis_prediction_corporate_distress_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abd Jalil, Hasbullah (2009)

  • This study develops a failure prediction model for Singaporean companies. The results show good performance with a highly correct categorization factuality rate of more than 80 percent. Two ratios were determined significant out of 64 financial ratios utilized in this analysis to discriminate among failed and non-failed companies. The significant variables are Cash flow to Sales (V02) and Days Sales in Receivable (V31).

  • firms_credit ratings_corporate_governance_malaysia_ng et al.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ng, Yan Ling; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2012)

  • In the first two-thirds of the 1990s, Malaysia experienced rapid economic growth at an average annual Gross Domestic Product (GOP) growth of 8.5%; due to its financial liberalization policy that encourage greater participation of foreign direct investment and strengthening condition of exports. This rapid growth came to a halt with the onset of Asian financial crisis in mid-1997. During that time, the combination of sudden reversals in the net capital flow, exchange rate depreciation/devaluation, crash in stock market, fire sales on asset, corporate distress, and credit contraction lead the economy into recession.

  • forecasting_corporate_failure_Malaysian_industrial_sector firms_Zulkarnain et al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Md. Nasir, Annuar; Mohamad, Zainal Abidin (2001)

  • Financial ratios have long been used as predictor of important events in financial markets of developed economies. Formulating business failure prediction models utilising financial ratios is no exception. However, there is hardly any evidence on failure prediction in developing markets such as Malaysia. This study develops a failure prediction model for industrial sector listed firms that discriminates between 24 failed and non-failed for the period 1980 to 1996. The findings show that the model correctly and significantly classified 91.1% and 89.3% of the failed and non-failed firms respectively. An alternative prediction model developed based solely on accounting information showed...

  • Governance_framework_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_zulkarnain_shamsher_eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2017)

  • This chapter provides a discussion on a study that examines shariah governance practices in the Malaysian IFIs. It provides important insights into current and critical shariah governance issues that are faced by the Islamic finance industry worldwide. The chapter is divided into four sections. This first section provides some background on the Islamic finance industry. The second section reviews prior studies on shariah governance from different geographical areas: some details are given on methodology. Section three outlines research findings on various issues examined by the study such as the definition of shariah governance, the importance of the shariah governance framework and i...

  • governance_structure_external_audit_price_evidence_emerging_economy_zulkarnain_shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2008)

  • This study provides new evidence on the relationship between external audit price and corporate governance of the largest (based on market capitalization) 100 listed firms on both the main and second board of the Bursa Malaysia (BMB) (previously known as the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange). The findings show that for main board companies, external audit price is positively and significantly associated with corporate size, complexity and internal governance variable (i.e. director’s remuneration). For the second board firms, complexity, corporate size and internal governance variables (i.e. proportion of non-executive directors to total directors) were important determinants of external a...

  • governance_structure_external_audit_price_Zulkarnain_Shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2008)

  • This study provides new evidence on the relationship between external audit price and corporate governance of the largest (based on market capitalization) 100 listed firms on both the main and second board of the Bursa Malaysia (BMB) (previously known as the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange). The findings show that for main board companies, external audit price is positively and significantly associated with corporate size, complexity and internal governance variable (i.e. director's remuneration). For the second board firms, complexity, corporate size and internal governance variables (i.e. proportion of non-executive directors to total directors) were important determinants of external a...

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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Musaeva, Gulzhan; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2015)

  • The body of literature on Islamic banking has expanded significantly in the recent decades. A cursory overview of it paints a picture of an uncertain future for the industry. Admittedly, Islamic banking has experienced some success globally, with an annual double digit growth rate (an average of 15% to 20% annually) in the last decade. But to maintain the momentum, the industry has to improve on a number of pertinent aspects ...

  • the_impact_management_family_institution_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman; Mat Daud, Zaidi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • Incidents where external auditors do not issue a going concern audit opinion (GC opinion) to companies having severe financial problems have been reported globally. This issue motivated this study : (i) to investigate the effect of selected auditor characteristics in terms of specialization, tenure, and fee on GC opinion issuance and (ii) to examine the moderating effect of management's, family's, and institution's influence on the relationship between auditor characteristics and GC opinion issuance. The study involves 644 Malaysian financially distressed listed companies in the period 2006 to 2012. The results of a panel logistic regression analysis show that auditor characteristics ...

  • implementation_of_internal_control_system_among_Malaysian credit_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ariffin, Aishah; Mohd Hanif, Farahaini; Ali, Salwana; Abdul Razak, Nor Alyani; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2016)

  • This study aims to examine the perception on internal control system (ICS) practices among Malaysian credit co-operatives. Specifically, this study provides input to those who are involved in developing ICS in co-operative namely, the Board Members (BOARD), Internal Audit Committee (IAC) and management staff. Using Malaysian Co-operative Societies Commission (MCSC) definition on classification of co-operatives, four groups of respondent cooperatives based on size of cooperatives were developed i.e. micro, small, medium and large. After eliminating with incomplete data, 536 co-operatives were selected to be included in this study, where, two questionnaires were mailed to co-operatives'...

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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Turmin, Siti Zaidah; Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman (2015)

  • Over the last 10 years, Malaysian capital market has made significant progress in instilling an efficient and well-regulated marketplace together with a proper institutional framework for the regulation of the accounting profession. The shareholders and stakeholders interests are safeguarded through high quality corporate financial reporting and corporate governance. It is the aim of the book to provide evidence and research findings on relevant issues. This book is divided into three parts that consists of 11 separate chapters of academic research works. The chapters covered ranging from issues on corporate internet reporting practice, corporate social responsibility, corporate gove...

  • Introduction_corporate_governance_practices_in_malaysia.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Mohd Said, Ridzwana; Malek, Mazrah; Senik, Rosmila (2012)

  • The concept of corporate governance covers the question of accountability, ethics and social responsibility of companies to society and stakeholders. In recent years, especially in the wake of the economic crisis, this concept has drawn attention of public worldwide including Malaysia and forcing companies to improve their governance in the interest of strengthening investors' confidence.

  • is_musharakah_mutanaqisah_a_practical_alternative_zulkarnain_shamsher_alam_2015.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Asadov, Alam (2015-09-30)

  • Islamic finance had a healthy double-digit growth in the last decade and an important contribution to this steady success is the increasing demand for Shariah compliant products and services from both Muslims and non-Muslims around the globe. These products and services are perceived to be more resilient in adverse economic conditions, has risk-sharing att ributes and provides competitive returns to conventional counterparts. Among others, the Musharakah or partnership contract is commonly applied in many investment and fi nancing initiatives. One variation of the Musharakah is the Musharakah Mutanaqisah (or diminishing partnership) that emphasizes on the joint ownership of the asset...

Browsing by Author Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain

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  • effect_corporate_governance_firms_credit_ratings_ng et al.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ng, Yan Ling; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Lee, Teck Heang (2012)

  • Malaysia experienced rapid economic growth at an average annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 8.5% during the 1990s due to its financial liberalization policy. This rapid growth came to a halt after the impact of the Asian financial crisis occurred on 1997-1998 causing the economy into recession. This prompted the Malaysian government to urgently develop a sophisticated capital market backed by an efficient regulatory framework to instil investors' confidence in order to attract capital inflow from the local and foreign investors to restart the economy.

  • effectiveness_shariah_committees_Malaysian_Islamic_financial_institutions_practical_perspective_shamsher_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2016-07-13)

  • An effective system of rules, practices and processes by which Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) are directed and controlled to ensure their business operations are Shariah-compliant has important implications on their reputation and their future growth. The Shariah Committee is a mandated requirement by the central bank on every Islamic Financial Institution (IFI) to ensure the expected level of Shariah-compliance in their business operations. Unlike their conventional counterparts that focus only on maximizing the wealth of shareholders, IFIs has an extra responsibility to protect the interests of all stakeholders (including shareholders) and ensure that no injustice of any kind...

  • an_empirical_study_audit_committee_practices_Shaharatulfazzah et al.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Mohd Saad, Siti Shaharatulfazzah; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Evans, Jonathan Gerard; Abdul Wahab, Sazali (2012)

  • An audit committee would effectively deliver their duties if there were adequate resources. In the US, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) (2000) pointed out that 'sufficient resources' is one of the three keys to an effective oversight process of an audit committee. Consistently, Treadway Report stressed the importance for an audit eommittee to have adequate resources and authority to effectively discharge their duties (Treadway, 1987) ...

  • item.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Hussin, Syaryanti (2019)

  • One of important non-financial information to be disclosed by IFIs is the information related to environment, social and governance (ESG) matters. Solid ESG practices result in lower risk and better operational performance of firm. The increasing cases of corporate collapse over non-financial issues during the last decades have highlighted the importance of ESG disclosure. IFIs have been seen left behind in term of providing their stakeholders with enough information to the stakeholders' attached surrounding from environmental aspect. In addition of that , the study examines SC characteristics from SC size, SC meeting and international member on the linkages between governance mechani...

  • chapter_6_examination_of_the_shariah_committee_role_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_Zulkarnain_Shamsher_Eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2015)

  • The system of corporate control, effective and efficient governance that is consistent with Shariah guidance has been an important agenda for Islamic Financial Institutions since the existence of Islamic Finance in Malaysia. This is especially important in light of rapid growth in Islamic Finance industry not only in Malaysia but globally. For example, the global total assets of the industry as of end 2014 has exceeding USD2.0 trillion or a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4% between 2009 and 2014 (Ernst & Young, 2014). The well-functioning Islamic Finance industry can only be sustained if there is good corporate governance practice by IFIs that comply with Shariah guidance....

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Mohamad Zain, Nor Syahirah (2017)

  • There is an urgency to explore and structure innovative financial mechanisms like SRI sukuk to develop waqf properties and assets because if this is delayed, many opportunities in enhancing social welfare and economic development will be missed. SRI sukuk can be innovatively structured to support financing the development waqf assets into viable income-generating assets that can help with social programmes, and at the same time, maximise the potential of sukuk in achieving the objectives (maqasid) of Islamic finance. The study aims to explore SRI sukuk models that could be implemented to develop waqf properties and assets under the SRI sukuk framework in Malaysia ...

  • chapter_7_financial_and_operating_performance_of_privatised_companies_Abdeldayam_Yusuf_Zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Abdeldayam, M.M.; Karbhari, Yusuf; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2015)

  • The term privatisation has many shades of meaning. The overall purpose of privatisation is that of transferring the provision of goods and services from the public sector to the private sector and Kay and Thompson (1986) suggest that the term covers denationalisation (the sale of state owned enterprises), deregulation (the introduction of competition) and contracting out (the provision by private sector organisations of public services). Over the past 25 years or so, all of these various forms of privatisation have developed and evolved and are now a pervasive feature of the economies of many countries. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HF 5630 S464)

  • financial_fiascos.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2012)

  • Financial fiascos or commonly termed as scandals refer to the various kinds of frauds, scams, swindles, breaches of trust, or other wrongdoing in the corporate sector which results in huge financial losses. The greed for wealth coupled with the opportunities in a new complex financial and banking environment and the use of modern technolgy in financial transactions have mad the financial sector more vulnerable to scandals than any other sector of the economy.

  • financial_ratios_discriminant_analysis_prediction_corporate_distress_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abd Jalil, Hasbullah (2009)

  • This study develops a failure prediction model for Singaporean companies. The results show good performance with a highly correct categorization factuality rate of more than 80 percent. Two ratios were determined significant out of 64 financial ratios utilized in this analysis to discriminate among failed and non-failed companies. The significant variables are Cash flow to Sales (V02) and Days Sales in Receivable (V31).

  • firms_credit ratings_corporate_governance_malaysia_ng et al.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ng, Yan Ling; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2012)

  • In the first two-thirds of the 1990s, Malaysia experienced rapid economic growth at an average annual Gross Domestic Product (GOP) growth of 8.5%; due to its financial liberalization policy that encourage greater participation of foreign direct investment and strengthening condition of exports. This rapid growth came to a halt with the onset of Asian financial crisis in mid-1997. During that time, the combination of sudden reversals in the net capital flow, exchange rate depreciation/devaluation, crash in stock market, fire sales on asset, corporate distress, and credit contraction lead the economy into recession.

  • forecasting_corporate_failure_Malaysian_industrial_sector firms_Zulkarnain et al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Md. Nasir, Annuar; Mohamad, Zainal Abidin (2001)

  • Financial ratios have long been used as predictor of important events in financial markets of developed economies. Formulating business failure prediction models utilising financial ratios is no exception. However, there is hardly any evidence on failure prediction in developing markets such as Malaysia. This study develops a failure prediction model for industrial sector listed firms that discriminates between 24 failed and non-failed for the period 1980 to 1996. The findings show that the model correctly and significantly classified 91.1% and 89.3% of the failed and non-failed firms respectively. An alternative prediction model developed based solely on accounting information showed...

  • Governance_framework_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_zulkarnain_shamsher_eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2017)

  • This chapter provides a discussion on a study that examines shariah governance practices in the Malaysian IFIs. It provides important insights into current and critical shariah governance issues that are faced by the Islamic finance industry worldwide. The chapter is divided into four sections. This first section provides some background on the Islamic finance industry. The second section reviews prior studies on shariah governance from different geographical areas: some details are given on methodology. Section three outlines research findings on various issues examined by the study such as the definition of shariah governance, the importance of the shariah governance framework and i...

  • governance_structure_external_audit_price_evidence_emerging_economy_zulkarnain_shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2008)

  • This study provides new evidence on the relationship between external audit price and corporate governance of the largest (based on market capitalization) 100 listed firms on both the main and second board of the Bursa Malaysia (BMB) (previously known as the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange). The findings show that for main board companies, external audit price is positively and significantly associated with corporate size, complexity and internal governance variable (i.e. director’s remuneration). For the second board firms, complexity, corporate size and internal governance variables (i.e. proportion of non-executive directors to total directors) were important determinants of external a...

  • governance_structure_external_audit_price_Zulkarnain_Shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2008)

  • This study provides new evidence on the relationship between external audit price and corporate governance of the largest (based on market capitalization) 100 listed firms on both the main and second board of the Bursa Malaysia (BMB) (previously known as the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange). The findings show that for main board companies, external audit price is positively and significantly associated with corporate size, complexity and internal governance variable (i.e. director's remuneration). For the second board firms, complexity, corporate size and internal governance variables (i.e. proportion of non-executive directors to total directors) were important determinants of external a...

  • governance_performance_and_risk.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Musaeva, Gulzhan; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2015)

  • The body of literature on Islamic banking has expanded significantly in the recent decades. A cursory overview of it paints a picture of an uncertain future for the industry. Admittedly, Islamic banking has experienced some success globally, with an annual double digit growth rate (an average of 15% to 20% annually) in the last decade. But to maintain the momentum, the industry has to improve on a number of pertinent aspects ...

  • the_impact_management_family_institution_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman; Mat Daud, Zaidi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • Incidents where external auditors do not issue a going concern audit opinion (GC opinion) to companies having severe financial problems have been reported globally. This issue motivated this study : (i) to investigate the effect of selected auditor characteristics in terms of specialization, tenure, and fee on GC opinion issuance and (ii) to examine the moderating effect of management's, family's, and institution's influence on the relationship between auditor characteristics and GC opinion issuance. The study involves 644 Malaysian financially distressed listed companies in the period 2006 to 2012. The results of a panel logistic regression analysis show that auditor characteristics ...

  • implementation_of_internal_control_system_among_Malaysian credit_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ariffin, Aishah; Mohd Hanif, Farahaini; Ali, Salwana; Abdul Razak, Nor Alyani; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2016)

  • This study aims to examine the perception on internal control system (ICS) practices among Malaysian credit co-operatives. Specifically, this study provides input to those who are involved in developing ICS in co-operative namely, the Board Members (BOARD), Internal Audit Committee (IAC) and management staff. Using Malaysian Co-operative Societies Commission (MCSC) definition on classification of co-operatives, four groups of respondent cooperatives based on size of cooperatives were developed i.e. micro, small, medium and large. After eliminating with incomplete data, 536 co-operatives were selected to be included in this study, where, two questionnaires were mailed to co-operatives'...

  • introduction_corporate_governance.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Turmin, Siti Zaidah; Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman (2015)

  • Over the last 10 years, Malaysian capital market has made significant progress in instilling an efficient and well-regulated marketplace together with a proper institutional framework for the regulation of the accounting profession. The shareholders and stakeholders interests are safeguarded through high quality corporate financial reporting and corporate governance. It is the aim of the book to provide evidence and research findings on relevant issues. This book is divided into three parts that consists of 11 separate chapters of academic research works. The chapters covered ranging from issues on corporate internet reporting practice, corporate social responsibility, corporate gove...

  • Introduction_corporate_governance_practices_in_malaysia.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Mohd Said, Ridzwana; Malek, Mazrah; Senik, Rosmila (2012)

  • The concept of corporate governance covers the question of accountability, ethics and social responsibility of companies to society and stakeholders. In recent years, especially in the wake of the economic crisis, this concept has drawn attention of public worldwide including Malaysia and forcing companies to improve their governance in the interest of strengthening investors' confidence.

  • is_musharakah_mutanaqisah_a_practical_alternative_zulkarnain_shamsher_alam_2015.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Asadov, Alam (2015-09-30)

  • Islamic finance had a healthy double-digit growth in the last decade and an important contribution to this steady success is the increasing demand for Shariah compliant products and services from both Muslims and non-Muslims around the globe. These products and services are perceived to be more resilient in adverse economic conditions, has risk-sharing att ributes and provides competitive returns to conventional counterparts. Among others, the Musharakah or partnership contract is commonly applied in many investment and fi nancing initiatives. One variation of the Musharakah is the Musharakah Mutanaqisah (or diminishing partnership) that emphasizes on the joint ownership of the asset...