10 Blunders to Avoid

Payne, Stephen
September 2002
Financial Executive;Sep2002, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p41
Academic Journal
This article discusses ten mistakes that companies commonly make when they attempt to improve their working capital management practices. The author states that overemphasizing the ability of enterprise resource planning systems to improve efficiency is a frequent mistake. Another error is reducing inventories without improving the supply chain process. He also contends that the best results in boosting working capital performance occur when suppliers, customers, and the business are viewed as intertwined and interdependent.


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