Measuring the Performance of Jordanian Islamic Banks

Yazan Radwan Qasim, Yazis Mohamad, Norhazlina Ibrahim


The banking sector is believed to be one of the driving forces of economic growth of many countries. Muslim jurists have realized the need to get the benefit of banking activities that adopts a lawful way with Islamic rule. Jordanian Islamic banks suffer from measure the financial performance using effective measurement tool based on various indicators. The main aim of this research is to analysis and ranks the performance levels of the Jordanian Islamic banks using suitable measurement methods. This study utilizes secondary data to measures the performance of three Jordanian Islamic banks (JIBFI, IIAB, and JDIB) over the period 2010-2013 by integrated tools; FRA, DEA, and MI. The significant results indicate that JDIB recorded the best performance rank based the three measurements tools, followed IIAB, and lowest rank is JIBFI. The contribution of this study is performance measurements of Jordanian Islamic banks based on the combination of FRA, DEA, and MI rather than utilize one measurement tool.

Keywords: Jordanian Islamic banks, performance measurement, FRA, DEA, MI.

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