Banking: Services, Opportunities and Risks


Kazik Jerzy (Editor)

Series: Banks and Banking Developments
BISAC: BUS004000

In Banking: Services, Opportunities and Risks, the authors begin by presenting findings of a Delphi study used over two sequential phases to supplement the expert opinion about the future of mobile banking. The authors maintain that mobile banking will negatively impact upon customer usage of other channels, especially the bank branch, although, despite branch rationalization, they are predicted to remain in some form. The study concludes that the future of mobile banking is more technology-driven rather than demand-led. In the second chapter, Islamic social banking, its quadruple bottom-line principles, social outcomes, responsiveness, and the possible paths to establishment are considered. The third chapter supplements this by exploring the possibility of Libyan banks participating in Islamic methods of finance through Islamic banking products and services. A questionnaire was administered to 134 bank directors and senior bank managers to collect information on their vocational profiles and their attitudes towards Islamic methods of finance.

Afterwards, descriptive statistics were used to identify the main characteristics of the sample and the potential use of Islamic methods of finance. The improvement of marketing conceptions is discussed in the fourth chapter, focusing on economic perspective, specifically the pursuit of efficient marketing management so the banking institution can achieve stable position in the market. In the fifth chapter, a study is presented wherein press releases from two different levels of organisations (local and international) are examined in an effort to interpret patterns in the use of proper nouns and pronouns. The risk management practices employed in Islamic banks in the sixth chapter are evaluated, mainly addressing the operational, credit, and liquidity risks as well as the efficiency of current risk-management methods. There is specific consideration concerning the differences in risk management practice between Islamic and conventional banks and the implications this may have for their performance and sustainability. In the seventh chapter, the approaches banks take to adjust their behavior after the subprime crisis are analyzed, with the goal of goal identifying the banking strategies according to their statutes, corporate governance, and risk management In the eighth and final chapter, a general concept of bank work description is presented based on several factors, including: investment strategy as in risk and risk-free assets, dynamics of deposits attraction and incomes from operational activity, and dynamics of liability payments.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Mobile Banking Adoption: Future Channel Usage, Services and Platforms (pp. 1-14)
Jennifer Mullan, Laura Bradley and Sharon Loane

Chapter 2. Islamic Banking Plus Social Banking Equals Islamic Social Banking: an Equation in the Making (pp. 15-40)
M. Luthfi Hamidi and Andrew C. Worthington

Chapter 3. Attitudes of Libyan Banks Towards Islamic Methods of Finance (pp. 41-60)
Alsadek H. Gait and Andrew C. Worthington (Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia)

Chapter 4. Marketing of Bank Services: A Case Study of Slovak Banks (pp. 61-98)
Adriana Csikosova, Maria Janoskova and Katarina Culkova

Chapter 5. Press Release: A Tool for Public Relations (pp. 99-114)
Mayyer Ling

Chapter 6. Credit, Liquidity and Operational Risk Management in Islamic Banking (pp. 115-156)
Mahfod Aldoseri and Andrew C. Worthington

Chapter 7. Cooperative versus Commercial Banking Strategies in Europe after the Subprime Crisis: Does Governance Influence Resilience to Shocks? (pp. 157-184)
Elisabeth Paulet, Miia Parnaudeau and Tamym Abdessemed

Chapter 8. Banking and Risk Assessment (pp. 185-234)
Nicholas Simon Gonchar

Index (pp. 235)

Publish with Nova Science Publishers

We publish over 800 titles annually by leading researchers from around the world. Submit a Book Proposal Now!