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Beyond The Zulu Principle: Extraordinary Profits from Growth Shares by Jim Slater

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8. Management

It is, of course, important to ensure, as far as you are able, that the management of any company in which you invest is both competent and honest. The difficulty arises in judging people from a brief meeting or form reading annual reports, brokers’ circulars, magazines and newspapers.

Anybody can see from the wonderful growth record of an established company like Rentokil that its chief executive, Clive Thompson, knows a thing or two about management and is able to inspire his team. Equally, even with a less well-known company like Admiral, it is undoubtedly apparent from the company’s ten-year record of unbroken EPS growth that Clay Brendish is doing a first-class job. It is much harder to make a sensible judgement with companies ...

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