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Accountability in Islamic financial institution

Aribi, Zakaria Ali and Arun, Thankom and Gao, Simon (2019) 'Accountability in Islamic financial institution.' Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, 10 (1). 98 - 114. ISSN 1759-0817

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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore whether any discrepancy exists between the disclosed in SSB reports of Islamic banks and the disclosure index which was based on stakeholders’ expectation. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses contents analysis as the research method to explore Shariâ’ah audit reporting practices of Islamic Banks. Findings: The study finds that the level of disclosures overall by IFIs in the sample is rather low compared to the stakeholder expectations. Practical implications: This paper has important implication for policy makers as it contribute to the debate on that uniform disclosure standards across the globe need to be implemented to ensure a uniform level of disclosure by Islamic banks. Originality/value: This study is amongst the few studies that examine and explore the nature and extent of Shari’ah Supervisory Board in Islamic banks.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Essex Accounting Centre
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2019 13:42
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2019 13:42

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