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Determinants of working capital management: evidence from Malaysia


Mohd Ashhari, Zariyawati and Hassan, Taufiq and Md Nassir, Annuar and Abidin, Sazali (2010) Determinants of working capital management: evidence from Malaysia. In: 2010 International Conference on Financial Theory and Engineering (ICFTE 2010), 18-20 June 2010, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (pp. 190-194).


Working capital management is a part in firm's financial decision. Inefficient in managing it consequently affect firm value. Managers should consider all factors that affect working capital management. Therefore, this study investigates the determinants of working capital management of listed firms in Malaysia for the period 2000-2006. Cash conversion cycle is used as comprehensive measure of working capital management. Results indicate that firm size, debt ratio, growth of the company, economic growth and inflation associates with firm's working capital management.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICFTE.2010.5499399
Publisher: IEEE
Keywords: Cash conversion cycle; Panel analysis; Working capital management
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 18 May 2016 02:51
Last Modified: 18 May 2016 02:51
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/43132
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