Why Does Accountability Matter?

Why Does Accountability Matter?

Part 2 of the Effective ManagersTM Understanding Accountability SeriesIn Part 1 of our series on Understanding Accountability, we learned what accountability is and how it differs from responsibility. Too often, accountability in organizations isn’t well understood...
How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Improve Employee Engagement

Lack of employee engagement can spell serious trouble for a business. High employee turnover rates and low productivity are just a couple of consequences an organization can encounter when employees aren’t loyal.What business owners might find surprising is that the...
What is Accountability?

What is Accountability?

Part 1 of the Effective ManagersTM Understanding Accountability Series We all have obligations at work. These obligations are typically thought of as accountability.  These obligations that result in our being accountable come at us from many directions… our peers,...
Why Productivity Initiatives Fail

Why Productivity Initiatives Fail

As a consultant I am concerned that 70% of major initiatives fail to achieve results.  McKinsey recently published research showing this is true for all major organizational projects. Dr. Kotter, renowned change management guru, did a meta analysis of research...