Ever heard the phrase “the buck stops here”? US President Harry S. Truman had a sign saying just that on the Oval Office desk at the White House. It meant that he was ultimately accountable for the decisions that he made. Accountability isn’t about taking the blame, though. Sure, if things go wrong you should be prepared to fix them, but it’s not just about pointing the finger.
In fact, creating accountability is one of the best ways to improve performance in the workplace. Taking ownership enhances workplace culture, improves relationships, and motivates staff. By making employees accountable you’re actually empowering them.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
• Understand accountability
• Identify the benefits of accountability
• Establish accountability in your workplace
Why take this course?
To successfully run a business, you’ll need to create accountability. Whether you’re coaching large or small teams, or even individuals, you’ll find this course valuable. It will explain what accountability is, why it’s so important, and how you can create accountability in the workplace.
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