Qualitative Research in Financial Markets: Volume 4 Issue 2/3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Islamic Banking and Finance Part 2

Guest Editors: Professor Omar Masood

Why do customers patronize Islamic banks? A case study of Pakistan

Asma Abdul Rehman, Omar Masood

The purpose of this paper is to determine the selection criteria for Islamic banks employed by customers in a dual banking system, as in the case of Pakistan, and to know…

Training needs assessment in Islamic banking sector

Amna Asrar Mirza, Sumaira Riaz

The training needs assessment is a significant activity for the training and development function. A human resource generalist or a specialist should be proficient in…

Risk‐taking behaviour of Islamic banks: application of prospect theory

Nafis Alam, Kin Boon Tang

The paper aims to gain an insight into behavioural characteristics of Islamic banks and how they influence the risk‐taking decisions of Islamic banks in financial markets…

Customer satisfaction and service quality in Islamic banking: A comparative study in Pakistan, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom

Asma Abdul Rehman

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between customer satisfaction and six dimensions of service quality (CARTER model) in Islamic banks of…

Rewards in faith‐based vs conventional banking

Shahid Muhammad Khan Ghauri, Amal Sabah Obaid Qambar

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the performance of conventional and Islamic paradigms of banking through profitability. Profitability of conventional and Islamic…

Credit risk management: a case differentiating Islamic and non‐Islamic banks in UAE

Omar Masood, Hasan Al Suwaidi, Priya Darshini Pun Thapa

The purpose of this paper is to identify any differences between the Islamic and non‐Islamic banks in the UAE on credit risk management.

Sukuk investment: Comparison of the profits obtained by using Ijarah and Musharakah Mutanaqisah principles with long‐term tenure

Mariam Jamilah Abdul Jalil, Zuriah Abdul Rahman

The purpose of this paper is to determine whether the amount of profits gained from musharakah mutanaqisah model using coupon rate of 4.5 per cent, price at par and tenure…

Efficiency of Islamic banks: case of North African Arab countries

Jamal Ali Al‐Khasawneh, Karima Bassedat, Bora Aktan, Priya Darshini Pun Thapa

The purpose of this paper is twofold. The first and the most important is to examine the efficiency of Islamic banks relative to conventional banks operating in North…

Syariah accounting and compliant screening practices

Catherine Soke Fun Ho, Omar Masood, Asma Abdul Rehman, Mondher Bellalah

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the syariah compliant screening methods that are practiced by prominent Islamic finance users, in terms of qualitative and…

Bank‐specific and macroeconomic profitability determinants of Islamic banks: The case of different countries

Omar Masood, Muhammad Ashraf

The purpose of this paper is to inspect whether bank‐specific and macro‐economic determinants influence Islamic banks' profitability in the selected countries of different regions.

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