Title

The impact of working capital management on the decision of Indian production firms about the amount of dividends

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

Originally Published In

International Journal of Business and Globalisation

Volume Number

22

Issue Number

3

Page Numbers

372-388

Abstract

This study examines the impact of working capital management on decisions concerning the extent of distribution of dividends. Results suggest that working capital management plays a role in decisions concerning dividend distribution in the Indian production firms. The findings of this study indicate that cash level has a strong impact on decisions concerning dividend distributions for Indian production firms holding higher cash balances compared with non-dividend paying Indian production firms. This study contributes to the literature on the factors that impact firms' decisions concerning the distribution of dividends.

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