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A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland

Journal Article
Weaver, M. W., Crossan, K., Tan, H., & Paxton, S. (2017)
A systems approach to understanding the perspectives in the changing landscape of responsible business in Scotland. European Journal of Operational Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.050
The purpose of this paper is to present an application of community O.R. (COR), using soft system methodology (SSM) to help a grant-maker to understand how to unlock and relea...

Some observations on mandatory disclosure practices of Malaysian public Listed companies

Journal Article
Abdullah, M., Sulaiman, N. A., Sapiei, N. S., & Minhat, M. (2013)
Some observations on mandatory disclosure practices of Malaysian public Listed companies. Middle East journal of scientific research, 17, 1228-1236. https://doi.org/10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2013.17.09.12278
This study investigates the mandatory disclosure practices evident in the annual reports of Malaysian public listed companies. Our findings show that none of the examined comp...

Islamic corporate financing: does it promote profit and loss sharing?: Islamic corporate financing: does it promote profit and loss sharing?

Journal Article
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016)
Islamic corporate financing: does it promote profit and loss sharing?: Islamic corporate financing: does it promote profit and loss sharing?. Business Ethics: A European Review, 25(4), 482-497. https://doi.org/10.1111/beer.12120
Islamic financing instruments can be categorised into profit and loss/risk sharing and non-participatory instruments. Although profit and loss sharing instruments such as mush...

Islamic Finance

Book Chapter
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016)
Islamic Finance. In M. C. Ehrhardt, E. Brigham, & R. Fox (Eds.), Financial Management: Theory and PracticeCengage
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Redefining Poverty and Its Measurement: An Islamic Political Economy Perspective

Journal Article
Khaleel, F. (2017)
Redefining Poverty and Its Measurement: An Islamic Political Economy Perspective. Global Review of Islamic Economics and Business, 4(2), 68-81
Islamic economists have always taken the position on the intrinsic capability of poverty alleviation in the Islamic economic model. The poverty, in economics and social scienc...

Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management

Journal Article
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...

Innovation in Limited Markets: Managing PCP Projects in the UK Defence Industry

Book
Gee, S., Weaver, M. W., & MacKerron, G. (2017)
Innovation in Limited Markets: Managing PCP Projects in the UK Defence Industry. In B. L. Moya, M. D. Storch de Gracia, & L. F. Mazadiego (Eds.), Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real CasesInTech. doi:10.5772/67543
This chapter will outline guidelines developed to both support and enhance innovation within the context of procuring complex performance (PCP) contracts. Such contracts are c...

OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2017, September)
OR and Grand Challenges: Sport, Space & Beyond. Presented at Operational Research Society Annual Conference (OR59), Loughborough University, UK
In this panel session the following was discussed: What “Grand Challenges” face us today and into the future in the areas of Sport, Space and beyond? What contribution can the...

Which firms use Islamic financing?

Journal Article
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...

Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM

Conference Proceeding
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K., & Paxton, S. (2016)
Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM. In Proceedings of OR58, Annual Operations Research Conference
This session presents three system conceptual models that have been brought to action as a result of an SSM study with the Voluntary Action Fund (a Scottish grant-maker). VAF ...
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Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
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 ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 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...

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
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...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 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...

Perspectives on ethical finance and investment

18 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...