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Investigating Relationship between Working Capital Management and Capital Structure

Abdussalam, Abdalla Geth and Mohd Ridzuan, Darun (2018) Investigating Relationship between Working Capital Management and Capital Structure. Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB), 7 (1). pp. 2466-2478. ISSN 2306-367X

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Abstract

The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between working capital management and capital structure quantitatively. Many firms are facing financial deficit issues due to lack of working capital management. Debt policy decisions has been an important tool for the managers to tackle with financial complexities. Quantitative research approach was followed in this paper using self-administered survey questionnaire. Top managers were selected as sample to obtain their views on the WCM components influencing capital structure decisions and the extent to which they felt that these had been considered as successful. The SMART-PLS (Partial Least Square) version 2.0 software was used for the analysis of the results. From the statistical findings it was found that working capital management play an important role in managing capital structure of Malaysian public listed firms. Managers must utilize the budget appropriately and control costs to set performance goals of the organization.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Working capital management, capital structure, quantitative, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2018 04:06
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2018 04:06
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/21647
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