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  • An_overview_of_corporate_governance_some_essentials.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


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

  • The Oxford Dictionary define 'corporate' is an adjective belonging to a corporation, while 'governance'derives from the Latin gubernare, meaning 'to steer', which implies that corporate governance involves the function of direction rather than control. Therefore, corporate governance is a function of governing a corporation.

  • audit_committee_and_auditor_independence.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Abdul Wahab, Sazali (2012)

  • The efforts towards better corporate governance practices of firms in the Malaysian capital market were started by the Securities Commission (SC) as early as 1996 in three-phased shift disclosure-based regulations (DBR). During Phase 1 (1996-1999: Flexible/Hybrid Merit Based Regime), the emphasis was to regulate on disclosure, due diligence and corporate governance. Phase 2 (January 2000: Partial DBR) still focused on corporate disclosure, due diligence and corporate governance, but included focus on promotion of accountability and self-regulation. In Phase 3 (2001 onwards: Full DBR) the SC enforced high standards of disclosure, due diligence and corporate governance as well as exerci...

  • autopoiesis_business_organisation_case_study_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain (2009)

  • This paper discusses the literature on the concept of autopoiesis and its application to business organisations from a brand management perspective, which is claimed to be able to develop customer confidence. Autopoiesis is a psuedo-Ancient Greek word that was constructed from the two words 'auto' and 'poiesis', which denote 'self' and 'production' respectively. An autopoietic business organization is an independent and self-maintaining unity that includes component-producing processes, where the interaction between components recursively produces the same system of processes that produced them, and as a consequence, adapts spontaneously to competition. Analysis of the literature reve...

  • board characteristics and firms financial reporting quality.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Nahar, Hairul Suhaimi; Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Hassan, Taufiq (2013)

  • Post millennium period could be considered as a rejuvenation period for both issues of corporate governance and firm's financial reporting quality (FRQ) in the Asian region. Series of corporate and economic events pre and post millennium period had effectively led these intermingling issues to gain prominence in the academic and public policy debate. Primarily, academic debate has suggested that governance is an effective tool through which FRQ could be ensured (Imhoff, 2003; Rezaee, 2003).

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  • Master


  • Authors: Gulam Rusul, Ahmad Imran (2015)

  • After the 1997 Asian financial crisis, conventional bond and sukuk have become one of the major financial instruments for private and public listed firms in Malaysia to raise capital. In order to continuously attract both foreign and domestic investors and to maintain their participation in the bond and sukuk market it is vital that the regulatory authorities continuously strengthened corporate governance practices and regulatory framework to protect and safeguard the bond and sukuk holders' interest ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HD 2741 A286)

  • corporate_governance_maqasid_shariah_empirical_study_management_practices_takaful_operators_Malaysia_shaikhhamzah.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abu, Nor Zarina; Jasin, Djasriza; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Sharif, Kamaruddin (2014)

  • The development of the takaful industry in Malaysia has seen tremendous growth since its inception and has emerged as an important component of the Islamic financial system in Malaysia. Being an Islamic institution, the takaful business has to adhere Islamic rules and regulations, incorporate maqasid Shariah, uphold the Islamic corporate governance and at the same time achieve its business goals. This study looks into the current practices of governance of takaful in Malaysia and links it with maqasid Shariah by assessing the three main stakeholders namely, the takaful operators, the takaful agents and the policy holders. Data were elicited through interviews from the respective parti...

  • corporate_governance_from_a_global_perspective.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


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

  • This chapter deliberates on the international initiatives aimed at reforming and harmonizing corporate governance at a global, highlighting the difficulties of categorizing such a diversity of systems such that of the United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), Germany and Japan. The polarization of corporate governance may have arisen from differences that exist between cultures and legal systems.

  • Corporate_governance_of_Islamic_banking_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2013)

  • There is no ready made definition for corporate governance. Some view corporate governance as an indescribable term like love and happiness, the nature of it is easy to understand, but difficult to describe in words. Islamically aligned corporate governance principles that apply to Islamic banking are dubbed as Shari'ah corporate governance. Corporate governance is essential to achieve optimal performance of any company. Without good corporate governance principles, a company could be described as a boat withour a rudder, which has no mission and vision to achieve.

  • corporate_governance_practices_and_firms_performance_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mohamad Mokhtar, Shabnam; Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Zainal Abidin, Zaharuddin; Mohd Nasir, Azhar; Yaacob, Abu Sofian; Mustafa, Hasri (2009)

  • This paper examines the relationship between corporate governance practices and company performance. In this study, a Mann-Whitney U test was performed to compare the performance between 5 Malaysian companies that practice good corporate governance and 5 Malaysian companies that did not practice good corporate governance. A study by Standard & Poor's in 2004 was the main source to identify companies practicing good corporate governance and vice versa. Financial ratios namely return on assets, return on equity, earnings per share and profit margin were used as a measure of company performance. It is found that there is no difference in performance between companies that practice good c...

  • corporate_governance_practices_in_malaysia.pdf.jpg
  • Book


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

  • This book contains 17 chapters contributed by authors specializing in the related areas. The objective of the book is to disseminate research findings and ideas on corporate governance issues including environmental highlights from empirical works and literature reviews. This book will provide bases of reference for companies in enhancing their governance practices as well as for future researchers.

Browsing by Topic Management and leadership

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  • An_overview_of_corporate_governance_some_essentials.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


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

  • The Oxford Dictionary define 'corporate' is an adjective belonging to a corporation, while 'governance'derives from the Latin gubernare, meaning 'to steer', which implies that corporate governance involves the function of direction rather than control. Therefore, corporate governance is a function of governing a corporation.

  • audit_committee_and_auditor_independence.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Abdul Wahab, Sazali (2012)

  • The efforts towards better corporate governance practices of firms in the Malaysian capital market were started by the Securities Commission (SC) as early as 1996 in three-phased shift disclosure-based regulations (DBR). During Phase 1 (1996-1999: Flexible/Hybrid Merit Based Regime), the emphasis was to regulate on disclosure, due diligence and corporate governance. Phase 2 (January 2000: Partial DBR) still focused on corporate disclosure, due diligence and corporate governance, but included focus on promotion of accountability and self-regulation. In Phase 3 (2001 onwards: Full DBR) the SC enforced high standards of disclosure, due diligence and corporate governance as well as exerci...

  • autopoiesis_business_organisation_case_study_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain (2009)

  • This paper discusses the literature on the concept of autopoiesis and its application to business organisations from a brand management perspective, which is claimed to be able to develop customer confidence. Autopoiesis is a psuedo-Ancient Greek word that was constructed from the two words 'auto' and 'poiesis', which denote 'self' and 'production' respectively. An autopoietic business organization is an independent and self-maintaining unity that includes component-producing processes, where the interaction between components recursively produces the same system of processes that produced them, and as a consequence, adapts spontaneously to competition. Analysis of the literature reve...

  • board characteristics and firms financial reporting quality.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Nahar, Hairul Suhaimi; Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Hassan, Taufiq (2013)

  • Post millennium period could be considered as a rejuvenation period for both issues of corporate governance and firm's financial reporting quality (FRQ) in the Asian region. Series of corporate and economic events pre and post millennium period had effectively led these intermingling issues to gain prominence in the academic and public policy debate. Primarily, academic debate has suggested that governance is an effective tool through which FRQ could be ensured (Imhoff, 2003; Rezaee, 2003).

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Gulam Rusul, Ahmad Imran (2015)

  • After the 1997 Asian financial crisis, conventional bond and sukuk have become one of the major financial instruments for private and public listed firms in Malaysia to raise capital. In order to continuously attract both foreign and domestic investors and to maintain their participation in the bond and sukuk market it is vital that the regulatory authorities continuously strengthened corporate governance practices and regulatory framework to protect and safeguard the bond and sukuk holders' interest ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HD 2741 A286)

  • corporate_governance_maqasid_shariah_empirical_study_management_practices_takaful_operators_Malaysia_shaikhhamzah.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abu, Nor Zarina; Jasin, Djasriza; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Sharif, Kamaruddin (2014)

  • The development of the takaful industry in Malaysia has seen tremendous growth since its inception and has emerged as an important component of the Islamic financial system in Malaysia. Being an Islamic institution, the takaful business has to adhere Islamic rules and regulations, incorporate maqasid Shariah, uphold the Islamic corporate governance and at the same time achieve its business goals. This study looks into the current practices of governance of takaful in Malaysia and links it with maqasid Shariah by assessing the three main stakeholders namely, the takaful operators, the takaful agents and the policy holders. Data were elicited through interviews from the respective parti...

  • corporate_governance_from_a_global_perspective.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


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

  • This chapter deliberates on the international initiatives aimed at reforming and harmonizing corporate governance at a global, highlighting the difficulties of categorizing such a diversity of systems such that of the United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), Germany and Japan. The polarization of corporate governance may have arisen from differences that exist between cultures and legal systems.

  • Corporate_governance_of_Islamic_banking_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2013)

  • There is no ready made definition for corporate governance. Some view corporate governance as an indescribable term like love and happiness, the nature of it is easy to understand, but difficult to describe in words. Islamically aligned corporate governance principles that apply to Islamic banking are dubbed as Shari'ah corporate governance. Corporate governance is essential to achieve optimal performance of any company. Without good corporate governance principles, a company could be described as a boat withour a rudder, which has no mission and vision to achieve.

  • corporate_governance_practices_and_firms_performance_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mohamad Mokhtar, Shabnam; Muhammad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Zainal Abidin, Zaharuddin; Mohd Nasir, Azhar; Yaacob, Abu Sofian; Mustafa, Hasri (2009)

  • This paper examines the relationship between corporate governance practices and company performance. In this study, a Mann-Whitney U test was performed to compare the performance between 5 Malaysian companies that practice good corporate governance and 5 Malaysian companies that did not practice good corporate governance. A study by Standard & Poor's in 2004 was the main source to identify companies practicing good corporate governance and vice versa. Financial ratios namely return on assets, return on equity, earnings per share and profit margin were used as a measure of company performance. It is found that there is no difference in performance between companies that practice good c...

  • corporate_governance_practices_in_malaysia.pdf.jpg
  • Book


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

  • This book contains 17 chapters contributed by authors specializing in the related areas. The objective of the book is to disseminate research findings and ideas on corporate governance issues including environmental highlights from empirical works and literature reviews. This book will provide bases of reference for companies in enhancing their governance practices as well as for future researchers.