Bosses behaving badly

Fortune has culled 101 of this year's dumbest moments in business. These are the mind-boggling mishaps that took place in the executive suite.

James Cayne
James Cayne
Remarkably, he has yet to be weeded out
In July, as Bear Stearns executives futilely attempt to prop up two hedge funds that ultimately collapse amid the subprime meltdown, CEO James Cayne spends ten of 21 workdays out of the office, playing golf and competing in a bridge tournament in Tennessee. According to The Wall Street Journal, his fellow bridge enthusiasts claim that Cayne sometimes smokes marijuana at the end of tournament sessions.
Last updated December 18 2007: 10:27 AM ET

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