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Good Governance and Sustainability in Islamic Microfinance Institutions

Kassim, Salina and Hassan, Rusni and Kassim, Siti Nadhirah (2018) Good Governance and Sustainability in Islamic Microfinance Institutions. Journal of Islamic Finance, 7 (2). pp. 21-28. ISSN 2289-2109 E-ISSN 2289-2117

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Abstract

In the context of microfinance institutions (MFIs), good governance is highly critical in ensuring that the interests of the diverse stakeholders are being protected, while simultaneously safeguarding the viability and financial sustainability of the institution. As the microfinance industry scales up and expands globally, the decision making and operational processes of the MFIs are becoming increasingly complex, thus the need for stronger governance for the MFIs. This paper explores the relationship between good governance and sustainability particularly in the context of the Islamic MFIs. It also examines the mechanisms of governance in Islamic MFIs by critically evaluating the best practices of governance in the microfinance industry.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4600/65092
Uncontrolled Keywords: governance, microfinance, Islamic finance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > HG3368 Islamic Banking and Finance
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > HG3691 Credit
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIiBF)
Depositing User: Dr Salina Kassim
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2020 10:35
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2020 10:35
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65092

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