The obligation of an individual or organization to account for its activities, accept responsibility for them, and to disclose the results in a transparent manner. It also includes the responsibility for money or other entrusted property.

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  • Workers continued to show up late, take long breaks, and surf the internet during work hours because there was no accountability from management

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  • My boss asks for my sales goals at the beginning of every month but I can never quite reach them. I'm not worried ably my job though because our company has not accountability for sales goals.

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  • The billing department was experiencing worker performance issues so they developed new workplace procedures, to track worker performance and accountability to ones work.

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