2012’s Worst Bosses in America

Fraud, arrogance, possibly sleeping with employees, and other dumb decisions put these CEOs at the bottom.

2012’s Worst Bosses in America Photo (cc) by glindsay65

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.

Brandon Ballenger
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