THE REALM OF NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS IN MALAYSIA discusses the essential elements of non-profit organisations (NPOs), emphasising important issues in terms of governance, framework as well as organisational background of charitable bodies. Each area is written in simple English and presented in a concise manner. Masters and doctoral students in the field of social responsibility, governance and the third sector of NPOs would find the book of valuable guidance, as the book was well researched based on the doctoral thesis of the author on NPOs in Malaysia, by using a practical approach on the challenges faced by NPOs, highlighting the case of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Islam (PKAYIS). In Malaysia, NPOs must not comply with any mandatory regulations due to its tax-exempt status. This easy-to-read book provides the foundation in the wake of new regulations for NPOs as other developed countries.

Instructor Biography

Saunah Zainon (PhD) is an associate professor at the Faculty of Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Johor Branch. She is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant (MIA). She is also an associate member of Accounting Research Institute (ARI) and a member of Asia Pacific Centre for Sustainability (APCeS), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia. Her research interests and publications are in the fields of financial reporting ofnon-profit organisations (NPOs), social responsibility, governance and accountability.

Ruhaya Atan C.A (M), PJK is a professor in Financial Accounting and Reporting has more than 30 years in teaching experience at post graduate levels, supervising masters and PhD students. She is currently an Honorary Professor at Accounting Research Institute (ARI), a Higher Institution's Centre of Excellence (HiCoE), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). She is actively involved in research and has published in numerous indexed journals publications. Her research interest is in the areas relating to financial reporting in private and public sector, the third sector of non-profit organisations. Other research interests include corporate social responsibility, governance, accountability and forensic accounting.

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