Receivables Management Practices in Small Scale Enterprises


  •   G. Ranganatham Dept of Management Studies, Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences, Peenya, Bangalore–560058



Trade Credit, Receivables Management, Small Scale Enterprises.


This paper reports the findings of an empirical investigation into the trade credit management practices in small scale enterprises of Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh. The study involved interviews with owner-managers in 95 SSEs which comprises of six divergent industrial groups. The findings shows that although short-term financial management practices improve as firms grow, there is a scope for the owner-managers of small businesses to strengthen their trade credit management in order to reduce costs and enhance business performance. Moreover, they have to consider other financial options also.




How to Cite

Ranganatham, G. (2010). Receivables Management Practices in Small Scale Enterprises. Adarsh Journal of Management Research, 3(2), 1–17.