Consultants and advisors frequently tell their clients to improve their working capital position, but many FDs remain unsure how to approach the problem with an intelligent strategy that works with the prevailing economic environment. Starting with payables, receivables and inventories, this Q&A will set out a handful of simple points around which an FD can start to build a strategic approach to one of the most common, least-openly discussed of capital challenges.
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