The effectiveness of working capital management in a contractor company: a case of Gentawang Sdn Bhd / Puteri Nahzatulshima Megat Ismail

Megat Ismail, Puteri Nahzatulshima (2014) The effectiveness of working capital management in a contractor company: a case of Gentawang Sdn Bhd / Puteri Nahzatulshima Megat Ismail. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.

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Abstract

The need to main effective working capital management within company remain pivotal to solvency and liquidity. Most company do not care about their working capital position, most have only little regard for their working capital position and most do not even have standard credit policy. Many do not care about their financial position, they only run business, and they mostly focus on cash receipt and what their bank account position is.For the purpose of this study, standard working capital ratios were used to measure the effectiveness of working capital in Gentawang Sdn Bhd. The firms selected show signs of overtrading and illiquidity, concerns was on profit maximization without taken cognizance of payment of creditors. The firms exhibit low debt recovery over credit payment. It is recommended that for company to survive within Malaysia economy they must design a standard credit policy and ensure good financial report and control system. They must give adequate cognizance to the management of their working capital to ensure continuity, growth and solvency.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Megat Ismail, Puteri NahzatulshimaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance > Working capital
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Investment, capital formation, speculation
Divisions: Faculty of Accountancy
Item ID: 14326
Uncontrolled Keywords: Working Capital Management; Contractor Company;Gentawang Sdn Bhd
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2016 08:19
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 2
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/14326

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