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Dartmouth Professor Names Zynga’s Mark Pincus One Of The Worst CEOs Of 2012 | VentureBeat

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For the past few years, Sydney Finkelstein, professor at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business and author of Why Smart Executives Fail and Think Again: Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions, has ranked the worst chief executive officers.

This year’s list (which comes by way of Bloomberg’s Businessweek) prominently features social-game-developer Zynga’s CEO Mark Pincus at No. 4.

Finkelstein points to the company’s falling stock price, the exodus of top employees, and its over-reliance on Facebook.

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