The Impact of External Shari'ah Auditing on the Efficiency of Jordanian Islamic Banks Performance

  •  Mohammad Falah Al Samara    
  •  Osama Abdulmunin Al Ali    
  •  Jamal Hassan AL Afeef    


This study aimed to explore the impact of external Shari'ah auditing on the efficiency of Jordanian Islamic banks performance. This study has used SEM to analyze collected data from auditors and employees in Islamic banks in Jordan. This study has used a questionnaire to explore the perception of external Shari'ah audit of Islamic banks in Jordan, then the model estimated, after dropping the variables show good model fit indicators. this study examined the effect of Shari'ah audit through eight construct and found that, seven constructs significantly affect Islamic banks performance, i.e. planning, risk assessment, materiality assessment, sampling, internal controls-testing, evaluation of observations and Shari'ah non-compliances, using the work of relevant internal functions leads to better efficiency of performances in Islamic banks, except internal control-assessment. This study has practical and significance contribution for Islamic banks about of importance external Shari'ah auditing on its efficiency.

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