Updated Aug 25, 2011 9:34 PM EDT
Even though the mainstream business press loves to lionize big time CEOs, they're only human. They make mistakes, just like you and me. And while blundering CEOs usually get a golden parachute, sometimes they actually pay the price for their bonehead mistakes.
This post contains a gallery of ten cosmically dumb moves that famous CEOs have made over the years. I'm open for suggestions about who else should be on the list, but I think I've got a pretty solid collection. So if you really want to know how dumb a CEO can be...
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