Zubaidah Zainal Abidin

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This paper discusses the issues concerning ethics, governance and regulatory systems of charitable organizations in Malaysia, highlights the key challenges in managing the organizations, and suggests a better approach that needs to be adopted by the charitable organizations in Malaysia to eradicate the bad practices that can lead to fraud and mismanagement.
Apparently it was claimed that organisations are often not build to accommodate women’s values, primarily because they entered organisations relatively late, and work in a relatively narrow range of occupations. Given this scenario, men and women experience organisational cultures very differently and perceive gender discrimination as an issue. The number(More)
The apparent conflict between family life and an accounting career appears to be negatively impacting the retention of women in public accounting (Stockard, 1990). Typically, accounting entails long hours, travel, and a stressful business environment. For many women, these negative factors are intensified by family obligations and the pressures of striving(More)
This research examines the level of knowledge of corporate governance in Malaysian Federal Statutory Bodies (FSB). Questionnaire survey was used to test and to acquire sincere admission regarding respondents’ knowledge on concept, principles and practices of corporate governance. The results demonstrate that the population of FSB is at below average level(More)
In this research, the effects of and the relationships between the components of intellectual capital (i.e., human capital, customer capital(capital employed) and structural capital) and performance (represented by ROA, ROE and Q ) have been studied between 2006 and 2010 using the Pulic Model and employing the tobin statistical method of simple and multiple(More)
This study explored the training needs for the academic staff of University Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Questionnaires were distributed among UiTM's academic staff and their responses were used to conduct a training need and gap analyses with a view to identify priority areas for training and to recommend training programs for the academic staff to attend as an(More)
The 21st Century demands new business paradigms and every business will need help shifting from a focus on tangibles to intangibles or intellectual capital (IC) to become a “smarter company”. Thus, many corporations are embarking on different approaches or strategies to be more competitive and create greater values. As such, strategy-related studies in IC(More)
Fundamentally, an audit is important to inform shareholders about the well-being of the company’s finances as it helps shareholders as well as stakeholders to make informed decisions based on the company’s performance. The current trend is however to exempt small companies from the annual audit requirement. Many studies in the United Kingdom, Australia and(More)
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