The primary purpose of this study is to determine the impact of information ordering in Shariah Supervisory Board Report (SSBR) on investors’ behavior and perception about the performance of Islamic bank in terms of Shariah compliance and other conventional parameters.
The study used the belief adjustment model to evaluate the desired effects of ordering positive and negative information (if any) in SSBR of an Islamic bank. This study extends the previous literature on information ordering as a pioneer experimental study in emerging economies.
Evidence shows that investors and technical users of performance reports consider SSBR as significant for financial and investment decisions from the Islamic perspective. The results indicate that the primacy effect does exist and is statistically significant.
The SSBR provides the management with an excellent opportunity to communicate and convince the investors about Shariah compliance features of an Islamic bank. Additionally, it also highlights the functional use of impression management to manipulate the investor’ behavior and perception.
For the first time, this study specifically investigates the effect of conscious information ordering in SSBR of Islamic banks on investors perceptions and behaviors.
Rafay, A. and Farid, S. (2018), "
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