The High Cost of Low Accountability

Businesses should focus on accountability

The cost of neglecting accountability is high. Lack of Accountability results in disengaged employees, low productivity, low morale, and high turnover. Unfortunately, these are lagging indicators associated with managers who set vague or unclear expectations and fail to hold people accountable for results.

How Managers Can Solve Workplace Communication Problems

Managers' Role in Solving Workplace Communication Problems

Managers are the key to solving workplace communication problems. This article provides guidance for improving communication and performance.

Accountability That Drives Results

Accountability that Drives Results

Purpose, Action, and Results Managing a team of people toward a specific goal is much like being an entrepreneur starting a company. Both set goals and objectives, and both are accountable for bringing value to their companies, teams, and customers. As with entrepreneurs, managers can get caught up in the minutia and lose sight of … Continue reading Accountability That Drives Results

Accountability, Behavior Styles, and Billions?

Accountability, Behavior Styles, and Billions?

Successful managers appreciate the push and pull that is inevitable when all of the behavior styles are represented. A behaviorally diverse team is strong, healthy, and productive. Embrace the differences, set high expectations, and hold employees accountable for results.

Accountability and Trust

Accountability and Trust

Managers who dictate and micro-manage employees are sending the message, "I can't trust you." Managers who are unpredictable and moody send the message, "You can't trust me."

Managers-Often the Missing Link in the Accountability Chain

Managers - Often the Missing Link in the Accountability Chain

The most important product of a manager's effort is a high performance team. If you achieve your goals through the effort of others, as most people managers do, then you have an obligation to hold yourself accountable for their development and hold employees accountable for results.

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability-Step 4 of 4

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability - Step 4 of 4

The Business of Accountability System™ provides leaders and managers with a process for identifying their most import business drivers and holding employees accountable for achieving results. Managers can spend less time "fighting fires" and more time creating, inspiring, and coaching employees for success.

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability-Step 3 of 4

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability - Step 3 of 4

The Business of Accountability System™ provides leaders and managers with a process for identifying their most import business drivers and holding employees accountable for achieving results.

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability-Step 2 of 4

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability - Step 2 of 4

The Business of Accountability System™ promotes a system built on trust that focuses on the product of employees' knowledge, skills, and effort rather than how they spend their time.

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability-Step 1 of 4

How to Achieve Workplace Accountability - Step 1 of 4

The Business of Accountability System™ promotes a system built on trust that focuses on the product of employees' knowledge, skills, and effort rather than how they spend their time.