Essays about: "working capital and profitability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words working capital and profitability.

  1. 1. Liquidity is not a matter of life and death, it’s more important than that. : How does working capital management affect the profitability of Swedish SMEs? 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Hörnell Eric; Cikotic Adis; [2020]
    Keywords : Profitability; Cash Conversion Cycle; Buyers Power; Institutional Theory; Reverse Factoring; Working Capital Management;

    Abstract : Abstract Master Thesis in Business Finance, School of Economics, Linnaeus University Authors: Adis Cikotic and Eric Hörnell Supervisor: Magnus Willesson Examiner: Andreas Jansson   Title: "Liquidity is not a matter of life and death, it is more important than that"   Background: One of the biggest concerns for Swedish small and medium businesses is their lack of capital, which might lead to lower profitability. A significant reason behind this is said to be the buyer's long payment terms contrary to the supplier's payment terms for their own expenses, which increases the risk of an imbalance between the inflows and outflows of money. READ MORE

  2. 2. Techno-Economic Analysis of Organic Rankine Cycles for a Boiler Station : Energy system modeling and simulation optimization

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för fysik och astronomi

    Author : Jamel Hudson; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Rankine cycle; ORC; Working fluids; Boiler station; District heating system; Simulation model;

    Abstract : The Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) may be the superior cycle for power generation using low temperature and low power heat sources due to the utilization of high molecular mass fluids with low boiling points. They are flexible, simple, easy to operate and maintain, and offer many possible areas of applications including waste heat recovery and power generation from biomass, geothermal and even solar energy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capital Structure Volatility: Is capital structure constant or a varying residual?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Henrik Nilsson; Xiaopeng Hu; [2019]
    Keywords : Capital structure; debt flow volatility; cash flow constraint;

    Abstract : This paper examines the phenomenon of capital structure instability among private- and publicly listed firms in Sweden during the years 2000-2016. We observe a high level of capital structure volatility among private firms, while public firms appear to be more stable. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of the global financial crisis on working capital management in Swedish listed firms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Arvid Gadelius; Erik Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cash conversion cycle; firm profitability; global financial crisis; ROA; working capital efficiency; working capital management;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the relationship between efficient working capital management and firm profitability, and if the global financial crisis has affected the relationship. Previous literature has presented inconsistent results regarding the impact of working capital management on firm profitability, finding both negative and positive effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Auditors’ journey to the top” : The case of Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för ekonomi; Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för ekonomi

    Author : Tammam Alfakir; Saleh Abdullah; [2018]
    Keywords : Promotion; Auditor; Partner; Profitability; Professionalism; Agency theory;

    Abstract : Promotion to partner has always been a future goal for auditors, still becoming a partner is not an easy task, and it has many requirements, and since the audit profession is a sensitive profession and it concern everyone in the society, and since partners are the most important capital that audit firms have, so that is why we thought it is very important to investigate how this position can be reached?This research has a qualitative methodology and has interviews and internal documents as research strategy. The research consist of 7 interviews varied between authorized auditors who are still working in auditing firms or left it before becoming partners, partners and HR, the interviews were performed personally via phone or face to face. READ MORE