Leadership responsibility #1 – Creating role clarity & accountability
Downloadable Template – Every leader must see accountability as a foundation to build a healthy, performance driven and sustainable culture.
“Accountability” is known to most people. One should also know that there is more to it than just writing job descriptions and if incomplete can reduce the chances of implementing your organisation goals by 75%. Accountability should be used as a tool to inspire people to unlock their potential.
Accountabilities are dynamic and constantly require scrutiny and realignment. It should be treated as a relationship building exercise between its people.
The word “Objective” has been extensively used in this document, to imply that all responsibilities and accountability should come with utmost clarity and should contain numbers and timelines.
Accountability should fall to one (and only one) “person” per task, even if the task requires input and contributions from others. Making sure that the “person” understands his accountability, in all and specific situations, that are critical across the organisation.
We have put down important aspects to be well thought-out to ensure accountability for a leader and his team. We have presented it as a checklist to make sure you address all aspects while arriving at accountability.
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