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Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research is recognised as an important platform for those interested in gaining knowledge and finding alternative solutions to protect society from unethical business conducts and to uphold justice based on the precepts of Islamic philosophy and practice.

ISSN: 1759-0817
eISSN: 1759-0817

Aims and scope

Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research (JIABR) provides a dynamic forum for the advancement of accounting and business knowledge based on Islamic teachings to affect a positive impact on the welfare of societies around the world.

JIABR welcomes pioneering contributions to Islamic accounting, economics, marketing, Shariah governance, banking and finance and publishes articles that promote accountability, socio-economic justice (adl) and everlasting success (al-falah).  It seeks to inform, among others, current theoretical and empirical research and practice in Islamic accounting, auditing and corporate governance, management of Islamic organizations, accounting regulation and policy for Islamic institutions, Shari’ah audit review, governance, financial and non-financial performance measurement and disclosure in Islamic institutions and organizations.

Editorial Criteria

All styles of research, theoretical and empirical, case studies, practice-based papers and research notes that are well written and falling within the journal's scope, are generally welcomed by the journal.


  • Development of accounting, auditing and corporate governance concepts as informed by Islamic teachings
  • Socio-political influence on accounting and auditing regulation and policy making for Islamic financial institutions and organizations
  • Historical perspectives on Islamic accounting, auditing and financial management
  • Critical analysis on issues and challenges on accounting disclosure and measurement, Shari’ah audit review and corporate governance
  • Controls and risks in Islamic organizations
  • Financial and non-financial performance measurement and disclosure of Islamic business organisations
  • Contemporary issues and challenges in Islamic accounting, auditing and corporate governance practices as well as financial organization and management
  • Issues related to Shari’ah Supervisory Board (SSB)
  • Islamic research methodologies
  • Islamic business ethics and marketing
  • Management, leadership, strategy and governance of Islamic business organizations
  • Islamic banking, finance, capital markets: equities and debt capital
  • Islamic philanthropy, waqf, microfinancing, zakat
  • Islamic jurisprudence, contracts, arbitration and product innovation

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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