Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking
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This “A Mini Guide to Accounting for Islamic Financial Products” starts with the development of Islamic finance as well as accounting standards and development of AAOIFI which aims to develop standards on accounting, auditing, ethics and governance and disseminate them on the target market.
The guide also highlights selected accounting issues addressed by AAOIFI : substance over form, prudence, mudarabah investment accounts and asset valuation. This is followed by how information of financial statement of an Islamic bank helps its major users, like equity holders, holders of investment accounts, regulatory agencies and others.
The guide also points out the main differences in the presentation of financial statements of Islamic Financial Institutions. Among them are: how assets are defined and inclusion of equity of unrestricted investment account holders. The differences arise as a result of utilizing a Shari’ah compliant contract to bring into effect a particular product.
The last section discusses some of the more popular contracts such as murabahah, istisna’, ijarah, mudarabah and musharakah. A few case studies are also incorporated for different contracts to give more understanding on the topic to the readers.
Originally written in Arabic, the book is a reminder on the evils and the forms of Ribaa (Usury) and the threat of The Almighty concerning those who defy His warnings. The fact that those who give, consume, witness, writes and involved in Ribaa based transactions, their good deeds, supplications and charity will not be accepted by The Almighty and in turn will make their hearts hardened along with afflictions and tribulations that would affected them severely.
Inventions are born out of necessity. It is the necessity which gives birth to new ionventions; new modes of transaction come in to vogu; and complex problems take birth. From among such new modes of business transactions an important one is the sale and purchase by installments.
This book tackles this issues in an attempt to give Muslims the opinion of many Islamic scholars.
The book contains a collection of essays on issues that are of concern to Muslim media and scholars and practitioners. The issues are those that are constantly highlighted in the mass media in the Muslim world. All the issues are discussed from the Islamic perspective. The main purpose of the book is to give readers a clear understanding of how Muslims view contemporary issues that are reported and discussed in present day mass media. The book is written for students majoring in communication at the International Islamic University Malaysia. It is also useful for students taking courses on communication issues in other universities.
If you have ever made a friend, dated somebody, married or divorced your partner, you have a hidden talent for Sales and Marketing.
Corporate Matrimony aims to bring the core essence of Sales and Marketing through the metaphors of relationship building towards marriage, sharing a journey of how to woo Clients into signing long-term, profitable and mutually benefiting partnerships.
It is suitable for readers of any background and encourages a mind shift that Sales and Marketing skills can be nurtured. A book that combines both ends of the business world; it shares insights by a worldly top management leader and “on the ground – facing Clients – war zone” techniques of the ever evolving middle manager.
Epistemological Integration: Essentials of an Islamic Methodology is a program which seeks to construct an intellectual framework for Islamic methodology with a view to realizing practical training in the thoughtful investigation of issues related to knowledge in various fields. The book’s title affirms the distinctive types of integration that characterize Islamic methodology, including integration of sources, means, and schools of thought, as well as existing realities with desired ideals etc. This is fully consistent with human nature, as variety is fundamental to the functions people perform and skills they master. The work essentially makes the case that fundamental to any Muslim recovery is laying the foundations of sound thinking and values that integrate the two main sources of knowledge: Revelation and Reality (that is the created worlds both physical, societal and psychological) under the umbrella of Tawhid. Islamic methodology adopts that and extends human hopes to integrate efforts so that humanity can realistically achieve prosperity on earth and earn eternal happiness in the afterlife.
In their pursuit for organizational improvement, modern managers have been searching for effective management theories and practices in both the East and the West. The interest of managers has expanded beyond contemporary management schools to include even ancient ones. Nevertheless, little attention is currently paid to the Islamic management approach, one that has far outperformed its contemporaries and left indelible marks on the minds of innumerable researchers, leaders, and managers that have followed. Islam and Management will shed light on the Islamic approach to management and delineate important lessons from the teachings of Islam and the experiences of Muslims. People who should read this book include all managers seeking to enhance the effectiveness of their organizations. This book is particularly important for Muslim managers who will find its approach to be coherent with their cultural values. Topics covered in this book include organizational culture, planning, organizing, leading, motivating, controlling, competition, conflict management, and human resource management. This book also includes a chapter on the enriching leadership of ‘Umar ibn al-Khattâb, the second caliph of Islam. The hardcover version of this book that we have for sale is the revised 3rd edition, published in 2011.a
Written by one of the top young entrepreneurs in the North of England, Ilyas Salim is MD of Salim Enterprise, a global investment company.
From this book, you will learn how to:
- Create a business mentality
- Start a moral and ethical business
- Expand your business
- Work smarter, not harder
- Attract Barakah into your business
- Achieve not just a work/life balance, but a total life balance.
All this is within the framework of the Qur’an and Hadith and examples from the life of the Prophet Muhammad SAW.
KEY FEATURES OF THE BOOK
* It elucidates the principles and practices of the Islamic capital market with academic rigours.
* It sheds light on the cutting-edge practical issues faced by the industry.
* Every chapter contains relevant case studies and supportive illustrations.
* Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and discussion questions are provided at the end each chapter.
Shari’ah framework, Regulatory framework, Corporate and Shari’ah governance, Risk management, Accounting and taxation, Sukuk Islamic equity market, Islamic unit trust, REITs and ETFs, Islamic private equity and venture capital, Islamic derivatives and hedging and Islamic structured investment products.
Beekun and Badawi, both professors of management and strategy, have written this primer on leadership integrating contemporary business techniques with traditional Islamic knowledge. The leadership paradigm is changing, and a leadership model based on ethical principles is finally emerging-a position that Islam has taken from the start. The synthesis of the authors results in a highly practical and inspiring manual for developing leadership skills.