In a conversation with a client the other day, we were talking about how impressed he was with his son’s school and their level of accountability for their students. The students have to earn the right to be in advanced classes and if they don’t, they are bumped back to regular classes. So I asked him if he applied this same practice in his business…any guess what his response was?
This article does a good job of pointing out the importance of accountability in all organizations. I hope you will find it helpful.
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Importance of Accountability in Leadership
Accountability is a desired trait for any organization. If you’re running a business or any organization, expect your members, employees, stakeholders, and shareholders to desire it. Why is accountability such an important leadership principle? Here are four very important reasons.
Accountability builds trust
Perhaps the most important result of accountability is trust, which is essential in any relationship. Being accountable to something means that you’re willing to make commitments and be responsible for your own actions.