Leaders are accountable to stakeholders and accountable for the outcomes of their team. In this video, learn how to define your accountabilities so you can deliver results.
- It's important to understand your own accountabilities, … both what you're accountable for … and who you're accountable to. … In terms of what you're accountable for, … obviously your own work, … but also your team's work. … Now be careful, this doesn't mean do their work for them. … It means you have to hold them accountable … for delivering those results. … And if they don't deliver, … not only are they accountable, so are you. … So ask yourself the question, … what do others expect me to do? … What results are they expecting of me personally, … as well as from my team? … In terms of understanding who you're accountable to, … there's the obvious ones. … There's your team. … You're accountable to them … to get them the resources they need … and give them the coaching and guidance … and leadership that they deserve. … You're accountable to your boss. … But think more broadly about your accountabilities. … You're accountable to your colleagues and your peers … and other members of the company …
- Define accountability.
- Compare and contrast accountability and responsibility.
- Identify ways a leader can model accountability.
- Explain how to define accountability for a team.
- List examples of consequences for failing to deliver.
- Describe how to strengthen a brand by establishing and reinforcing a culture of accountability.