This book attempts to argue the weaknesses of Western governance theories in addressing the ultimate roles and responsibilities of top management in Islamic financial institutions. Governance and accountability from an Islamic perspective aim to assist in interpreting the nature of the key players in discharging their duties and responsibilities accordingly. This book can be used by practitioners (in Islamic financial institutions, Islamic institutions, and corporations), academicians, researchers, and students (undergraduate and postgraduate).

Instructor Biography

MEMIYANTY HAJI ABDUL RAHIM, FCIS, obtained her Ph.D. in Islamic Banking and Finance from the Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, International Islamic University Malaysia, Master of Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA, fellow and professional qualification from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA, UK) and Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from International Islamic University Malaysia. She lectures Corporate Financial Management for ICSA Program, Financial Decision Making at the postgraduate level (Master of Corporate Administrators) at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor. Her research interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Islamic Banking and Finance, Corporate and Shari'ah Governance, Performance Measurement, Administration, Accounting, and Taxation.


ABDUL RAHIM ABDUL RAHMAN is formerly Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). He is a Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). From 2015 to 2017, he served as Director for the Centre of Corporate Planning and Quality Management and Chief Editor for the Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research (JMIFR) published by USIM. Professor Abdul Rahim is actively involved in the Islamic financial industry. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of East London, United Kingdom, Master's degree in Accounting and Management Sciences, and Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He has published three books and more than 40 academic papers in refereed academic journals and chapters in books. He has also presented more than 90 papers at national and international conferences. His areas of expertise are Islamic accounting, Islamic finance, Shari'ah auditing, and corporate governance.

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