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Businessweek shares a business professor’s list of CEOs who could stand to take a few more classes. At the top…
1. Brian Dunn, who resigned as chief executive of Best Buy in April after allegations surfaced that he had an inappropriate relationship with a much younger subordinate. That’s not why he’s on the list, though. Declining stock price, cratering same-store sales, loss of market share to more nimble competitors, and an addiction to share buybacks that cost the company $6.4 billion with little to show for it—that’s why he’s on the list.
Check out the link for other execs who screwed something up this year.