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Lecturer in Finance, Assistant Director ICMGR
Associate Professor in Accounting & Finance
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (in press). Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights, https://doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2019.1647097
The adoption of the United Nations (UN) Charter in 1945 marked the legalization of international human rights. Despite the legalized status of human rights, their violation by...
Warner, K. S., & Wäger, M. (2019). Building dynamic capabilities for digital transformation: An ongoing process of strategic renewal. Long Range Planning, 52(3), 326-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2018.12.001
In this qualitative study, we explore how incumbent firms in traditional industries build dynamic capabilities for digital transformation. Digital transformation has been defi...
Pauli, U., & Osowska, R. (2018). Building entrepreneurial potential abroad – exploring return migrant experience. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, https://doi.org/10.1108/ijebr-02-2018-0098
Purpose: This paper examines how entrepreneurial potential is built abroad during periods of EU economic migration and how this affects the entrepreneurial behaviour of indivi...
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of
Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
Shettima, U., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2018). Board characteristics and microfinance institutions’ performance: Panel data evidence from Nigeria. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(3), (369-386). ISSN 2042-1168
Purpose: This paper examines the effect of board characteristics on MFIs performance in Nigeria. A specific country study is warranted given the results from pooled cross-coun...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaina, N. (2018). Islamic finance: risk sharing as sustainable risk management. Islamic Finance News, 15(8),
No abstract available.
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017). Corporate governance in the Islamic finance industry. Islamic Finance News, 14(49),
Al-Own, B., Minhat, M., & Gao, S. (2018). Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 53, 200-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2017.09.021
The use of stock options and credit default swaps (CDS) in banks is not uncommon. Stock options can induce risk-taking incentives, while CDS can be used to hedge against credi...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017). Which firms use Islamic financing?. Economics Letters, 150, 15-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.10.036
This study explores to what extent the Islamic financing instruments are used by non-financial firms and whether profitability influences such financing choice. Based on a pan...
Minhat, M., & Abdullah, M. (2016). Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis. Journal of Financial Stability, 22, (121-128). doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2016.01.008. ISSN 1572-3089
This study investigates the relationship between the use of stock options and bank risk in the context of the 2007-2008 financial crisis for banks that are authorised to accep...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2015). Islamic finance: is it about how fast to get there?. Islamic Finance Review, 5(4), 64-67
In this article, we call for the sincerity and honesty of Islamic finance academics in disseminating knowledge about the real state of the Islamic finance industry. Uncomforta...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016). Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?. Applied Economics, 48(14), (1293-1302). doi:10.1080/00036846.2015.1100247. ISSN 0003-6846
This study examines whether and how CEO equity incentives relate to financing choices (i.e., debt and leases). Using manually collected CEO compensation and lease data for a s...
Ross, A. G., Adams, J., & Crossan, K. (2015). Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland. Local Economy, 30(6), (672-688). doi:10.1177/0269094215600135. ISSN 0269-0942
Entrepreneurship is widely recognised as a key determinant of economic growth, regional prosperity
and sustainable development. Using a panel model with data from the value ad...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2015). Creating big interest in non-interest Islamic finance. Islamic Finance Review, 5(2), 40-43
At the first glance, the interest in Islamic finance seems growing at an impressive scale. The statistics reported in the media and academic literature are encouraging. Howeve...
Minhat, M., & Abdullah, M. (2014). Executive compensation in government-linked companies: evidence from Malaysia. Applied Economics, 46(16), 1861-1872. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2014.887192
The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics of executive pay, equity ownership incentives and pay–performance relationship in government-controlled firms. Data we...
Abdullah, M., & Minhat, M. (2013). Measuring compliance with IFRS mandatory disclosure requirements: some evidence from Malaysia. Australian journal of basic and applied sciences / International network for scientific information ; INSInet, 7, 163-169
This study examines 225 Malaysian public listed firms’ compliance with IFRS mandatory disclosure requirements during 2008. Two unweighted methods of measuring compliance are u...
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...
31 October 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...
25 September 2018
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...
23 August 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...
19 July 2017
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance.
23 November 2016
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
Research Centre for Sustainable Hong Kong (CSHK), City University of Hong Kong.
6 November 2018
The Confucius Institute for Scotland, The University of Edinburgh
4 October 2018
The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University.
7 September 2018
3 October 2017 - 4 October 2017