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Executive compensation in government-linked companies: evidence from Malaysia

Journal Article
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...

Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?

Journal Article
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016)
Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?. Applied Economics, 48(14), 1293-1302. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2015.1100247
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...

Islamic financial instruments in corporate firms’ balance sheet: a research note

Journal Article
Dzolkarnaini, N., & Minhat, M. (2012)
Islamic financial instruments in corporate firms’ balance sheet: a research note. International Journal of Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance, 2,
Purpose: This paper examines the use of Islamic Financial Instruments (IFIs) in the corporate firms’ balance sheet. Methodology/Approach: The overall research approach involve...

Foreign Direct Investment in Zimbabwe and Botswana: the elephant in the room

Book Chapter
Gutu, M., Anastasiadou, C., Omar, M., & Osei, C. (2017)
Foreign Direct Investment in Zimbabwe and Botswana: the elephant in the room. In A. Ahmed (Ed.), Managing Knowledge and Innovation for Business Sustainability in AfricaPalgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41090-6_10
Purpose: In Sub-Saharan Africa, FDI performance is considerably different between Zimbabwe and its neighbouring countries. This chapter examines FDI determinants for Sub-Sahar...

Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up

Journal Article
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...

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...

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 ...

Applications of “Systems Thinking” to co-create business-community value

Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2017, March)
Applications of “Systems Thinking” to co-create business-community value. Presented at Applications of Systems Thinking
How systems approaches have helped identify better ways for communities and socially responsible businesses to build value.

Embedding Sustainability into Strategy: Assessing the OR Society Contribution

Conference Proceeding
Weaver, M., & Bonfiglioli, A. (2013)
Embedding Sustainability into Strategy: Assessing the OR Society Contribution. In Young OR18 - Handbook and extended abstracts
This paper sets out an overview of the key contributions that have addressed issues in strategy and sustainability particularly from an OR Society perspective. The paper provi...

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...
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Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- S'th Africa

2008 - 2010
Regionalism & cooperation in tourism- South Africa
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,527

Destination Organisations in Scotland: types, issues and characteristics

2014 - 2015
The aim of this project is to carry out a comparative study of the adaptation of destination organisations to their policy and operating environment in Scotland and Denmark with the view of identifyin...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £585

Domestic abuse & the protection of children in contact cases

2016 - 2017
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £6,046

Applying Lessons from the LETR to Scottish Law Students

2014 - 2015
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
Funder: Higher Education Office | Value: £3,904

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2020
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

RSE Workshop

2016 - 2018
In a series of four workshops, academics from a range of disciplines, policy-makers, and representatives from health and education authorities, local authorities and Third Sector organizations will be...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £6,883
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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...