Bibliometric Review of Corporate Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions Through AI-Based Tools




Shariah Governance, Corporate Governance, Islamic Financial Institutions, Bibliometric Review, AI-Research Tools, Scholaracy


Purpose: Although corporate governance vis-à-vis Shariah governance (SG) has remained a cornerstone of research in Islamic financial institutions (IFIs), little is known about the themes covered by the plethora of studies conducted in this domain. Accordingly, this research aims to unpack the major themes covered in the literature on SG from 2007 to 2023 employing bibliometric analysis technique.


Design/methodology/approach: The evaluation of 440 published articles in Scopus is done through different analytical tools i.e., Gephi, VOSviewer, and Scholarcy (artificial intelligence-based research tool) to decode publication trends, outlets, performance, authors, and themes.


Findings: The findings elucidate the double-digit increase in the publication, Malaysia is the leading country, Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research is the most popular publication outlet, and the International Islamic University (IIUM) is the spearhead institution on SG research. Our results further reveal that SG research broadly covers four main topics; significance of SG, fundamental ingredients of effective SG, impact of SG on IFIs, and latent issues in SG.


Originality/novelty: This study contributes to strengthening the governance and management system of IFIs by identifying the novel research avenues.


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How to Cite

Aspiranti, T., Ali, Q., Parveen, S., Amaliah, I., Jalil, M. A., & Merican, F. M. I. (2023). Bibliometric Review of Corporate Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions Through AI-Based Tools. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(4), e01710.