This chapter discusses some of the underlying problems in conventional accounting, which is deemed inappropriate for Islamic business organizations in fulfilling the objectives of Islamic teachings. It illustrates the implications of the Islamic worldview for accounting policies and practices. It provides a critical analysis of three interrelated issues in accounting, namely recognition and measurement, disclosure, and enforcement, which Islamic business organizations need to pay attention to in order to fulfil their accountability to stakeholders.
|Title of host publication
|Oxford Handbook in Economics and Finance: Islam and the Economy
|Oxford University Press
|Number of pages
|Published - 26 Dec 2014