WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AS A TOOL FOR COST MINIMIZATION AND PROFIT MAXIMIZATION {A CASE STUDY OF AITEX ALUMINIUM COMPANY, LOKOJA}

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ABSTRACT

The  objective  of  this  research  work  contains  working  capital management as a tool for minimization and profit maximization with  particular  reference  to  Aitex Aluminium Company, Lokoja Kogi State. The research design used was the survey method and the sources of data were both primary and secondary. The primary sources were interviews granted to me while the secondary sources  of  data  were  obtained  from  related  literatures  viz  text books, internet, journals by different authors. Primary sources were from  interviews  and  questionnaires.  The  data,  Hypotheses  were tested using chi-square. From the researchers findings, it is seen that profitability of a firm depend on the level of its working capital management.  Although  working  capital  management  is  creating problems  in  today’s  business  environment  due  to  global developments of science and applied in business but Aitex Aluminium Company, tries their best and maintained her liquidity position. The researcher recommend that seminars and workshops be organized for the staff and management of the company on the effect and merits of effective and efficient working capital management.

 

                                          TABLE OF CONTENT

 

Title   Page                                                –                   –          i

Approval   Page                                        –                    –         ii

Dedication                                                –                    –         iii

Acknowledgements                                  –                    –         iv

Abstract                                                    –                    –          v                             

Table  of  content                                     –                    –          vi

                                                                 CHAPTER ONE

         

            INTRODUCTION             

1.1     Background Of  The Study                                          1                                                                  

1.2      Statement Of  The Problem                                        3                                                                                                           

1.3      Objectives  Of  The  Study                                         4

                   

1.4     Research    Hypothesis                                                5                                                                 

1.5     Significance Of  The Study                                          6                                                       

1.6     Scope Of  The  Study                                                   6                                                                          

1.7     Limitation  And  Constraints  of  The  Study              7                                   

1.8     Definitions  Of   Key  Terms                                        8

 

          CHAPTER TWO  :  REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

     INTRODUCTION

 2.1 The Concept Of  Working Capital Management                                  10                                          

2.2    Working Capital Management and Its Significance To The Firm     11

2.3    Financial Working Capital                                                                  14

2.4   Importance of  Working Capital  Management                                   15

2.5.  The Need for Working Capital                                                             16 

2.6   Components  Of  Working   Capital                                                     18           

2.7   Profitability As A  Measure  Of  The  Firm’s  Performance               32

 

CHAPTER THREE

Research  Design And  Methodology

3.1    Research   Design                                                                                 33

3.2    Area  Of  The  Study                                                                             33

3.3    Population  Of  The  Study                                                                   33

3.4    Sample  Of  The  Study                                                                         34

3.5    Method  Of  Data  Collection                                                                35

3.6    Administration   Of  Instruments                                                          35

3.7    Problems  Of  Methodology                                                                  35                     

3.8    Method  Of  Data  Analysis                                                                   36

         

CHAPTER FOUR

Data Presentation And Analysis

  4.1   Presentation  And  Analysis  Of  Data                                                  37

  4.2   Test  Of  Hypothesis                                                                             49

  4.3   Discussion   Of  Findings                                                                      54

 

CHAPTER FIVE

Summary , Conclusion And Recommendations

5.1             Summary  Of  Findings                                                                        56         

5.2             Conclusion                                                                                           57

5.3      Recommendations                                                                               58                                                                                         Bibliography                                                                                        59                   

Appendix   I                           

         Appendix    II

 

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