Board Governance Attributes and Organizational Characteristics of Mosque Co-Operatives in Malaysia

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    Performances of mosque co-operatives rely on the effectiveness of the board of governance. The board has responsibilities to determine the strategic direction of mosque co-operatives, oversight management, and ensure the integrity of members’ rights and interests. The board of governance functions is becoming more challenging since the launching of National Co-operative Policy II (2011-2020), which among another, place greater emphasis on the expansion of mosque co-operatives movement via initiative of 1 Community, 1 Co-operative. Furthermore, the board of governance of mosque co-operatives is expected to deliver not only economic performance but also socio-economic governance, especially in supporting the activism of mosque institutions. Hence, as an initial observation, this study attempts to highlight the board governance attributes and mosque co-operatives organisational characteristics. The initial findings are essential in assisting regulator and policy maker like Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operative, and Consumerism (KPDNKK), Malaysia Co-operative Societies Commission (SKM), and Malaysia National Co-operative Movement (ANGKASA) in preparing the Mosque Co-operative Strategic Plan 2017-2020, and National Co-operative Policy III (2021-2030).



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    Board Attributes; Organisational Characteristics; Mosque Co-operatives

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Article ID: 13646
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.29.13646

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