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People say they want highly accountable employees and workplace cultures, but what does that really mean and why do we strive for it? To be accountable is to be answerable for actions within one’s sphere of influence. Within organizations, accountable employees are people who feel a sense of responsibility for their work and the outcomes of their decisions.
Indeed, studies have shown that the most effective and highest-performing organizations are the ones where employees are empowered and feel a sense of influence over the work they are doing.
We also know that the impact of