Lecturer in Finance, Assistant Director ICMGR
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017). Corporate governance in the Islamic finance industry. Islamic Finance News, 14(49),
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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...
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...
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...
31 October 2018
The news was reported in the Malay Mail newspaper by Opalyn Mok.
26 September 2018
This news was published on the APPGIF's website.
24 August 2017
10 April 2019
11 April 2019
The Edinburgh-based International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) is hosting an international conference on ‘Management, Governance and Ethical Finance’ ...
06 November 2018
06 November 2018
As the world has learned that an excessive reliance on debt financing can fuel financial crisis, this talk calls for a rethinking of conventional debt financing and offers an ...
05 October 2018
05 October 2018
As a speaker for a session on Governance at the conference, Dr Marizah Minhat had delivered a talk entitled "Financing Issues in the Belt and Road Initiative in Muslim-Majorit...
Lecturer in International Business
Lecturer in Accounting
Head of Subject; Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor in Accounting & Finance
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...
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...
Van Saane, S. H., Brodie, J., Van Saane, S., & Osowska, R. (2017). Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up. Industry and Higher Education, 31(2), 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422217691666
The purpose of the research presented in this paper was to investigate the added value of mentoring for entrepreneurs during the start-up phase. This small-scale exploratory r...
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., & 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). doi:10.1111/beer.12120. ISSN 0962-8770
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...
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...
Kabir, R., & Minhat, M. (2014). Compensation consultants and CEO pay. Research in International Business and Finance, 32, (172-189). doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2014.05.003. ISSN 0275-5319
The study examines the practice of employing multiple compensation consultants. Examining data of a sample of UK companies over the period 2003–2006 we find that CEOs receive ...
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...
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
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.
18 May 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
Craiglockhart room 3/03
17 April 2018
3 October 2017 - 4 October 2017
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
18 May 2017
18 February 2016