How closely should you pay attention to management? According to Eddy Elfenbein, who writes about investing at Crossing Wall Street, very closely.

Elfenbein was named by CNNMoney as “the best buy-and-hold blogger” on the Web. Last month, during an hourlong interview in Washington, D.C., I asked him for his views on company management. Watch the video below for our exchange. (Run time: 3:29; there’s also a transcript below.)