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  • amana_takaful_maldives_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Amana Takaful Maldives (Amana Takaful) held its eighth annual general meeting (AGM) on the 28th April 2019 in the Republic of Maldives. During the meeting, the minutes of the 2018 AGM were adopted and the annual report of the board of directors on the affairs of the company for the year ended the 31st December 2018 and the report of the auditors were passed, among other things.

  • analysis_of_cost_efficiency_malaysian_takaful_industry_soal_obiya.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail, Norashikin; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath (2012)

  • Efficiency of financial institution has become an important part of insurance literature. This study aims to evaluate the performance in term of cost efficiency for takaful and insurance firms in Malaysia. A sample of 18 firms consisting of 7 takaful operators and 11 conventional insurers are chosen from the period 2004 to 2009. The cost efficiency score for each firm are obtained using input oriented DEA model. A Kruskal Wallis and Mann Whitney test are employed to examine any significant difference in cost efficiency between Takaful industry and insurance industry. The main findings indicate a significant difference in cost efficiency between takaful and insurance industries. The av...

  • 2011_june_23_assesing_the_growth_takaful_potential_23_june_2011_alhabshi.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Alhabshi, Syed Othman (2011-06-23)

  • The term "Family Takaful" means "guarantee the family" which is more apt than the term "Life insurance", simply because no one can guarantee his own life, what more other people's life. What an individual participates in when he takes up a family takaful is to ensure that when he is indisposed, his immediate family will receive the benefits of the takaful that he has participated in. The benefits will be in three different forms, the accumulated contribution that he has made over the years, the profit that the accumulated contributions have earned and the takaful coverage that he has pledged to participate in.

  • building_critical_awareness_opportunities_Islamic_finance_ezamshah.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2015)

  • Risk is a major component of our environment; human beings are surrounded by innumerable risks from birth to death; humans learned to improve after experiencing misfortunes; quest for security evolved since the dawn of man’s existence. In Islamic jurisprudence, the legal maxim “al-ghorm bil ghonm“ or “no reward without risk“ holds true.

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  • PhD


  • Authors: Ismail, Norashikin (2011)

  • This study attempts to measure the relative efficiency of the Takaful industry and the conventional insurance industry in Malaysia. A sample of 18 frims consisting of 7 takaful operators and 11 insurance firms is examined over the period 2004 to 2009. The study employs Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to estimate the technical, cost and profit efficiencies for the takaful and insurance industry ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HG 8049 M4 N822)

  • development_of_the_takaful_industry_in_malaysia.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2017)

  • Although the takaful industry in Malaysia, as seen today, may be deemed to have attained its major features only from 1984 onwards, the industry has a longer history which dates back to the 1970s (excluding the time insurance was already distinguishable in the country). Over this period, certain important political, economic, and social developments that took place must be taken into account ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HG 3368 A6 I82Mo)

  • IFHubEd7_education_propel_takaful_industry_next_decade_salim.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Zain, Salim Majid (2017)

  • Takaful, a subset of the Islamic finance industry, has seen strong growth in the last decade due to the rising demand for Shariah compliant financial products globally. Increasing awareness in the global arena especially the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) and the predominant Islamic countries have helped fuel the growth of Islamic finance across the banking and insurance sectors. This is brought by the push of the respective Islamic countries to promote Islamic finance as an alternative to conventional finance.

  • exploring_family_takafuls_evolving_landscape_ezamshah_lahsasna_july_2010.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Lahsasna, Ahcene; Ismail, Ezamshah (2010-07-01)

  • As the appetite for family takaful grows, its underwriting principles and conventions are facing closer scrutiny. Mr Ezamshah Ismail and Dr Ahcene Lahsasna, both council members of the Shariah Advisory Council of the RGA Global Reinsurance Co Ltd Labuan Branch Retakaful Window, examine family takaful’s strengths, and how it can serve its core market while continuing to evolve to serve a broader constituency.

  • Factors_Influencing_Market_Penetration_of_Takaful_Industry_in_Malaysia_(1985-2008)_babikir.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Babikir Mohamed, Omaima El Tahir; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Sharif, Kamaruddin (2014)

  • This research provides insights into the factors influencing Takaful penetration rate of the Malaysian Takaful industry for the period 1985-2008. Its objective is to identify the factors that influence the market penetration from the perspective of Takaful participants. Data was collected through a survey and was analyzed using SPSS software. Employed techniques was Cross Tabulation & Chi-Square tests. It was found that the factors influencing Takaful penetration were age, gender, religion, marital status, education, income, awareness, product varieties, and knowledge of staff and agents of Takaful. The research findings suggest the need to increase product varieties, training of staf...

Browsing by Topic Takaful

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  • amana_takaful_maldives_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Amana Takaful Maldives (Amana Takaful) held its eighth annual general meeting (AGM) on the 28th April 2019 in the Republic of Maldives. During the meeting, the minutes of the 2018 AGM were adopted and the annual report of the board of directors on the affairs of the company for the year ended the 31st December 2018 and the report of the auditors were passed, among other things.

  • analysis_of_cost_efficiency_malaysian_takaful_industry_soal_obiya.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail, Norashikin; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath (2012)

  • Efficiency of financial institution has become an important part of insurance literature. This study aims to evaluate the performance in term of cost efficiency for takaful and insurance firms in Malaysia. A sample of 18 firms consisting of 7 takaful operators and 11 conventional insurers are chosen from the period 2004 to 2009. The cost efficiency score for each firm are obtained using input oriented DEA model. A Kruskal Wallis and Mann Whitney test are employed to examine any significant difference in cost efficiency between Takaful industry and insurance industry. The main findings indicate a significant difference in cost efficiency between takaful and insurance industries. The av...

  • 2011_june_23_assesing_the_growth_takaful_potential_23_june_2011_alhabshi.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Alhabshi, Syed Othman (2011-06-23)

  • The term "Family Takaful" means "guarantee the family" which is more apt than the term "Life insurance", simply because no one can guarantee his own life, what more other people's life. What an individual participates in when he takes up a family takaful is to ensure that when he is indisposed, his immediate family will receive the benefits of the takaful that he has participated in. The benefits will be in three different forms, the accumulated contribution that he has made over the years, the profit that the accumulated contributions have earned and the takaful coverage that he has pledged to participate in.

  • building_critical_awareness_opportunities_Islamic_finance_ezamshah.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2015)

  • Risk is a major component of our environment; human beings are surrounded by innumerable risks from birth to death; humans learned to improve after experiencing misfortunes; quest for security evolved since the dawn of man’s existence. In Islamic jurisprudence, the legal maxim “al-ghorm bil ghonm“ or “no reward without risk“ holds true.

  • item.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Ismail, Norashikin (2011)

  • This study attempts to measure the relative efficiency of the Takaful industry and the conventional insurance industry in Malaysia. A sample of 18 frims consisting of 7 takaful operators and 11 insurance firms is examined over the period 2004 to 2009. The study employs Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to estimate the technical, cost and profit efficiencies for the takaful and insurance industry ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: t HG 8049 M4 N822)

  • development_of_the_takaful_industry_in_malaysia.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2017)

  • Although the takaful industry in Malaysia, as seen today, may be deemed to have attained its major features only from 1984 onwards, the industry has a longer history which dates back to the 1970s (excluding the time insurance was already distinguishable in the country). Over this period, certain important political, economic, and social developments that took place must be taken into account ... Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HG 3368 A6 I82Mo)

  • IFHubEd7_education_propel_takaful_industry_next_decade_salim.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Zain, Salim Majid (2017)

  • Takaful, a subset of the Islamic finance industry, has seen strong growth in the last decade due to the rising demand for Shariah compliant financial products globally. Increasing awareness in the global arena especially the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) and the predominant Islamic countries have helped fuel the growth of Islamic finance across the banking and insurance sectors. This is brought by the push of the respective Islamic countries to promote Islamic finance as an alternative to conventional finance.

  • exploring_family_takafuls_evolving_landscape_ezamshah_lahsasna_july_2010.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Lahsasna, Ahcene; Ismail, Ezamshah (2010-07-01)

  • As the appetite for family takaful grows, its underwriting principles and conventions are facing closer scrutiny. Mr Ezamshah Ismail and Dr Ahcene Lahsasna, both council members of the Shariah Advisory Council of the RGA Global Reinsurance Co Ltd Labuan Branch Retakaful Window, examine family takaful’s strengths, and how it can serve its core market while continuing to evolve to serve a broader constituency.

  • Factors_Influencing_Market_Penetration_of_Takaful_Industry_in_Malaysia_(1985-2008)_babikir.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Babikir Mohamed, Omaima El Tahir; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Sharif, Kamaruddin (2014)

  • This research provides insights into the factors influencing Takaful penetration rate of the Malaysian Takaful industry for the period 1985-2008. Its objective is to identify the factors that influence the market penetration from the perspective of Takaful participants. Data was collected through a survey and was analyzed using SPSS software. Employed techniques was Cross Tabulation & Chi-Square tests. It was found that the factors influencing Takaful penetration were age, gender, religion, marital status, education, income, awareness, product varieties, and knowledge of staff and agents of Takaful. The research findings suggest the need to increase product varieties, training of staf...