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Industry examples of good and poor working capital management policies.

Cite examples of organizations that have good working capital management policies and organizations with poor working capital management policies. Discuss.

Please note that this is a discussion question (I don't need formulas). Also, I need specific company names.

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Cite examples of organizations that have good working capital management policies and organizations with poor working capital management policies. Discuss.

Organizations that have a healthy current ratio that is 2 or a little higher than 2 have good working capital management policies. They don't have difficulties in meeting their current liabilities. Those organizations that have their current ratio below 2 usually have difficulties in meeting their current liabilities and have poor working capital management policies. I give below an example of companies with good working capital policies and companies with not such good working capital policies.

ORGANIZATION WITH GOOD WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT POLICY
THE CURRENT RATIO IS 2 OR LITTLE ABOVE 2.

Current Ratio (mrq): 2.887
Microsoft Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, licensing, and support of a range of software products for various computing devices. Its software products include operating systems for servers, personal computers (PC), and intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; information worker productivity applications; business solutions applications; and software development tools. The company also provides consulting and product support services; and trains and certifies system integrators and developers. It sells the Xbox video game console and games, and PC games and peripherals. The company's online businesses include the MSN subscription and ...

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The solution of 798 words gives three good industry examples including a paragraph about each company.

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