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  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mohamad Mokhtar, Shabnam; Muhamad 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...

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  • Book


  • Authors: Muhamad 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.

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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.

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  • 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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  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Mahmoud Al-Jarhi, Mabid Ali Mohamed (2001)

  • The paper "Enhancing corporate governance in Islamic financial institutions" presented at Islamic Research and Training Institute-AAOFI Conference on Transparency, Governance and Risk Management in Islamic Financial Institution, Beirut, Lebanon.

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  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Aljunid, Syed Abdul Hamid (2011)

  • Ethics and ethical judgments are often referred to in day-to-day conversations but rarely unmistakably understood in terms of how they support our position when making decisions or choices that usually involve conflicting interests, benefits and the rights or well-being of others. Professionals have to consider their clients and leaders have to deal with the direction of the organization and the often conflicting claims of shareholders and stakeholders. We as citizens have to be guided by the law so that our self interests do not go against that of others and cause hardship or harm in the process. Ethics are relevant in social or interpersonal interactions. We can't escape having to d...

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  • 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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  • Book


  • Authors: Hussain, Siti Noorbani; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Wahab, Sazali (2019)

  • This case study is written anonymously based on a real organization that exists in the industry and we examine the internal and external environment of the Koperasi. Few key issues are found such as poor performance of Koperasi, few business activities are not generating enough profit and returns of investment, lack of credibility, capabilities and accountability among the BODs as well as risk management issues.

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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.

  • financing_strategies_apparel_zulkarnain et al.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Mohd Shah, Shaharunizam; Mohd Adzmi, Reza Shermizi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Wahab, Sazali; Yaacob, Abu Sofian (2018)

  • This book was written in a case study appraoch which has been successfully proven as an effective tool in teaching and learning process, particularly at the postgraduate level. Its function is to business scenarios, and relevant issues faced by aspiring entrepreneurs. Therefore, building on real case studies developed from the apparel and clothing industry's setting and supported by the authors' own experiences, this book hopes to stimulate the interests and passions in case study writing for the further development of effective learning approaches through case studies among students, academics, and practitioners ...

Browsing by Topic Management and leadership

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  • corporate_governance_practices_and_firms_performance_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mohamad Mokhtar, Shabnam; Muhamad 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: Muhamad 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Mahmoud Al-Jarhi, Mabid Ali Mohamed (2001)

  • The paper "Enhancing corporate governance in Islamic financial institutions" presented at Islamic Research and Training Institute-AAOFI Conference on Transparency, Governance and Risk Management in Islamic Financial Institution, Beirut, Lebanon.

  • ethics_governance_time_reflection_syed_abdul_hamid_september_2011.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Aljunid, Syed Abdul Hamid (2011)

  • Ethics and ethical judgments are often referred to in day-to-day conversations but rarely unmistakably understood in terms of how they support our position when making decisions or choices that usually involve conflicting interests, benefits and the rights or well-being of others. Professionals have to consider their clients and leaders have to deal with the direction of the organization and the often conflicting claims of shareholders and stakeholders. We as citizens have to be guided by the law so that our self interests do not go against that of others and cause hardship or harm in the process. Ethics are relevant in social or interpersonal interactions. We can't escape having to d...

  • 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....

  • financial_governance_dilemma_zulkarnain et al.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Hussain, Siti Noorbani; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Wahab, Sazali (2019)

  • This case study is written anonymously based on a real organization that exists in the industry and we examine the internal and external environment of the Koperasi. Few key issues are found such as poor performance of Koperasi, few business activities are not generating enough profit and returns of investment, lack of credibility, capabilities and accountability among the BODs as well as risk management issues.

  • 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.

  • financing_strategies_apparel_zulkarnain et al.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Mohd Shah, Shaharunizam; Mohd Adzmi, Reza Shermizi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Wahab, Sazali; Yaacob, Abu Sofian (2018)

  • This book was written in a case study appraoch which has been successfully proven as an effective tool in teaching and learning process, particularly at the postgraduate level. Its function is to business scenarios, and relevant issues faced by aspiring entrepreneurs. Therefore, building on real case studies developed from the apparel and clothing industry's setting and supported by the authors' own experiences, this book hopes to stimulate the interests and passions in case study writing for the further development of effective learning approaches through case studies among students, academics, and practitioners ...