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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...

Measuring compliance with IFRS mandatory disclosure requirements: some evidence from Malaysia

Journal Article
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...

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...

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...

Entrepreneurship and the spatial context: A panel data study into regional determinants of small growing firms in Scotland.

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269094215600135
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...

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...

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...

Dynamic Capability in New Venture Internationalization: Micro-Processes to Capture Value from Changes in Social Capital

Conference Proceeding
Warner, K. S. R., & Jones, M. V. (2016)
Dynamic Capability in New Venture Internationalization: Micro-Processes to Capture Value from Changes in Social Capital. In The Locus of Global Innovation
Using a dynamic capability lens, we explore how entrepreneurs modify extant network ties to capture value from changes in their new venture social capital. To study these dyna...

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...
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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...