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  • 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)

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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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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  • Authors: Muhammad 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.

Browsing by Topic Management and leadership

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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.

  • 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_fiascos.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhammad 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.