Location, Working Capital, Corporate Governance, and Profitability: The Case of Indonesian Manufacturing Firms

  • Irene Rini Demi Pangestuti Universitas Diponegoro
  • Komang Yuli Pridarsanti Universitas Diponegoro
  • Robiyanto Robiyanto Satya Wacana Christian University
Keywords: Location, Working Capital, Corporate Governance, Profitability, Indonesian Manufacturing Firms


This study scrutinizes the effect of location, working capital and corporate governance toward return on assets (ROA) in Indonesian manufacturing firms. 61 manufacturing firms listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange were taken as samples in this study. The results show that location does not affect manufacturing firms’ profitability. Furthermore, this study proves that working capital management, as measured by current ratio (CR) and quick ratio (QR), has a positive and significant influence on return on assets (ROA), but cash ratio (CR) and the cash conversion cycle does not have a significant influence on return on assets (ROA). This study also found that the Good Corporate Governance Index (GCGI) has a positive and significant influence on return on assets (ROA) in Indonesian manufacturing firms.


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How to Cite
Irene Rini Demi Pangestuti, Komang Yuli Pridarsanti, & Robiyanto Robiyanto. (2021). Location, Working Capital, Corporate Governance, and Profitability: The Case of Indonesian Manufacturing Firms. International Journal of Business and Society, 22(2), 881-900. https://doi.org/10.33736/ijbs.3765.2021