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Fixed assets management of Larsen & Toubro: stability vs stagnancy

Sandeep Goel (Department of Accounting and Finance, Management Development Institute Gurgaon, Gurgaon, India)

Publication date: 6 November 2017


Subject area

Accounting and Finance.

Study level/applicability


Case overview

This paper aims to analyse the fixed assets management of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), a leading Indian construction company for sufficiency and efficiency, and explore its future growth prospects in relation to its capital investments. It also investigates whether the global crisis in 2008 had any impact on the development plans of the company for future orientation as the global recession affected companies in various sectors worldwide. It specifically aims to find out whether L&T was in a better position to face the situation in the industry.

Expected learning outcomes

Expected learning outcomes are as follows: to learn and apply the concept of fixed assets management in a business organization; to evaluate the impact of fixed assets management on the profitability of the company; to appreciate the importance of fixed assets management efficiency in a business organization; and to illustrate the use of financial crisis on the growth prospects of a business.

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Subject code

CSS 1: Accounting and finance.



Goel, S. (2017), "Fixed assets management of Larsen & Toubro: stability vs stagnancy", , Vol. 7 No. 4.



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