Salwana Hassan

Salwana Hassan
Universiti Teknologi MARA | UiTM · Accounting Research Institute (ARI)

PhD INCEIF

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Additional affiliations
January 2012 - present
accounting research institute
Position
  • Research Associate
June 2004 - present
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
January 2008 - October 2011

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Publications (26)
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The study reported by this paper investigated the behaviour of stock returns among Shariah-compliant firms and non-Shariah compliant firms of service industry in Malaysia. The data of 50 firms listed in Bursa Malaysia were obtained from 2008 to 2012. It focused on the relationship between the stock returns and the financial ratios (firm size, marke...
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Many studies have evaluated the role of microcredit programs using the conventional assessment approach. However, the conventional system of socioeconomic role assessment cannot evaluate the performance of Islamic microcredit in terms of achieving the objectives of Shariah for the Islamic microcredit model. Therefore, this study examines the role o...
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Malaysia is a fast growing developing country where majority of the people are Muslim. Due to the religious bindings, Muslim prefers Shariahcompliant Islamic credits instead of conventional interest based credits. At the same time, non-Muslims can also consider Shariahcompliant Islamic credit because it is considered as the ethical credit. However,...
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This study identifies the different classification of Malay owner managers based on the psychological and behavioral factors. The survey comprised sample of 162 small scale SMEs’ owners in manufacturing industry, in Malaysia. Rasch Measurement Model was employed for that purpose. The findings indicated that psychological (personal values and self e...
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The escalation of the Internet and information technology has significantly contributed to the popularity of online shopping. Generation Y (Gen Y) has been identified as the age cohort that makes up the majority of online shoppers in many developed countries. Even though Gen Y makes up the largest segment of Malaysia's population as well as its Int...
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The life of an individual or a community involved in a disaster must be restored socially as well as economically the same level as before. However, the devastating impact of the disaster such as the great flood of 2014 has made it impossible to regain exactly the same socio economic well-being. In Kelantan particularly, many aids have been handed...
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The life of an individual or a community must be restored socially as well as economically equal as before for the victims of a disaster such as the flood of 2014. However, the devastating impact of that big flood has made it impossible to regain exactly the same socio economic well being. Many aids have been handed out by many organizations both p...
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This paper examines the nonlinear relationship between debt and firm value in Malaysia. The issue of dynamic endogeneity in the determinant of the relationship between debt and firm value is also investigated in this paper. Based on the sample consisting of 367 Malaysian firms listed on Bursa Malaysia for the period of 2007–2012, the study fails to...
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Malaysia is a fast growing developing country where majority of the people are Muslim. Due to the religious bindings, Muslim prefers Shariah compliant Islamic credits instead of conventional interest based credits. At the same time, non-Muslims can also consider Shariah compliant Islamic credit because it is considered as the ethical credit. Howeve...
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Purpose – This study aims to examine the role of Islamic microcredit programs based on the achievement of Maqasid Al-Shariah. Past studies have evaluated the role of microcredit programs using the conventional assessment approach. However, the conventional system of socioeconomic role assessment cannot evaluate the performance of Islamic microcredi...
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The aim of this paper is to provide empirical evidences of the relationships between the financial abilities towards in the financial statement to the earnings management level (EM) among of public sector companies on Bursa Malaysia from year 2001 until 2012. Primarily, the initial samples comprised 375 selected public listed companies with 4500 fi...
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Evolution in the business environment will play a key role in spurring the growth of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) globally. Growing changes in business competition, daily operation, new strategy and technology are driving transformation in employees productivity and the future business environment that have significant impacts to organizations....
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Revolution in the business environment has crucial growing changes on most globalized markets. Numerous organizations are necessitating towards producing more proactive entrepreneurs with a dynamic teams, who can run and steer their business to victory. Revolutionizing on business strategy and entrepreneurial skills, also implementing innovation an...
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The adoption of corporate governance and accountability in MFIs as a driving forces for these SMEs is not incorporated in measurements of organization performance. This paper attempts to address some of the governance issues associated with dimensions of accountability in improving performances of microfinance institutions. Qualitative approach was...
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The purpose of the study is to understand the role of self-efficacy in influencing entrepreneurial orientations of small scale Malay entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurial orientations are consistently found to influence performance quite positively. Therefore, the understanding of how strong self-efficacy influences entrepreneurial orientations would also...
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The main objective of this study is to examine the nonlinear relationship between ownership concentration and firm value. The issue of dynamic endogeneity between the two variables is investigated in this study. Empirically, there is no evidence of nonlinearity between ownership concentration and firm value. The result also suggests that dynamic en...
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Microfinance is recognized as a developmental tool to fight poverty. Recent studies have shown positive impacts of the microfinance on the income and health of the clients. It has started in Bangladesh and spread to other continents of the world. However, there is agitation that microfinance has not been able to achieve its objective of fighting po...
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ETFs have attracted many investors as one of the most innovative products of financial engineering. By virtue of the nascent nature of MyETF-DJIM Titan 25 and FBM 30ETF in Malaysia, comparative performance studies are essential during a financial crisis. MyETF is different from FBM 30ETF in terms of investment scope and ShariÑah governance structur...
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The introduction of microfinance is to provide capital for the micro entrepreneurs to start anew or expand their existing income generating activities. Micro entrepreneurs are considered non-bankable and unqualified for formal loan because they lack of collateral to back their loan applications. Yunus & Jolis (2003) stated that the poor are not lac...

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This project has the following goals: 1)COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION:Introducing and transferring agricultural technology in modern and sustainable to the Indigenous People communities so that they are more viable, competitive with foreign works (Bangladesh and Nepal); 2)TRANSFORMATION OF HIGHLAND AGRICULTURE:Introducing one activity that can attract the attention of tourists to the Lojing Highland , thus slowly changingthe direction of agriculture Lodging from intensive agriculture and large-scale to sustainable agricultureand a “ecotourism/agrotourism”; It aims to assist community welfare of indigenous people who has been marginalised as a result of the rapid development in large scale agriculture, which occurred in Lojing, Gua Musang, Kelantan.. The project is expected to give a large potential impact especially to the Indigenous People community with skills that are specific in modern agricultural techniques by using the method of “soilless agriculture and fertigation techniques” and thus be able to produce products based on value-added agriculture-industry. The method is indeed proven to yield better quality crops, meet standards and meet the needs of the market.