Making working capital work

Making working capital work

The credit crisis necessitated chief financial officers to focus on working capital; however, generating cash is easier said than done. Corporate Executive Board worked with over 3,500 CFOs and this article looks at what works and what doesn’t when firms decide to become more capital-efficient.

A Mint-CEB initiative on exploring management trends.

Also see Making Working Capital Work (Graphic)

Graphics by Ahmed Raza Khan / Mint; Illustrations by Shyamal Banerjee