Accountability

DEFINITION   

Taking responsibility and ownership for decisions, actions, and results. Being accountable for both how and what is accomplished.

Proficiency Levels

(Use these to find learning content on this page that is best suited for you. See the ECA and WFD Continuum for more.)

You are aware of all work-related policies and procedures.

You demonstrate an understanding of the link between your own job responsibilities and team goals and needs. You adhere to policies and procedures.

You look beyond the requirements of your own job to offer contributions to overall organizational operations.

You focus and guide others in achieving organizational results. You hold team members accountable for work standards and expectations by taking action when standards are not met.

You provide oversight of complex procedures, including delegating responsibilities and checking in to see that standards are met.

Learning Content

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Infographics provide a visual representation of information related to their topic of learning. They are often used in support of training activities, such as formal courses or independent studies, but may also be useful for employees as stand-alone resources.

 

Name

Awareness / Basic

Intermediate

Advanced / Expert

Accountability and Responsibility

 

 

Adapting to Accountability

 

 

Build an Accountable Team

 

 

Job Aides provide tailored task guidance and support, at the moment of need, as part of work. Examples include handouts, instructional guides, "cheat sheets," or other performance support materials.

 

Name

Awareness / Basic

Intermediate

Advanced / Expert

Setting up an Accountability Matrix

 

 

These 5 – 10 minute podcasts include facilitated discussions on select competency-related topics. They contain tips and techniques listeners can learn and quickly apply on-the-job.

 

Name

Awareness / Basic

Intermediate

Advanced / Expert

4 Time Management Tips for Managers

 

 

Time Management Strategies

 

 

Tips for Self-Accountability

 

 

How to Encourage Peer-to-Peer Accountability on Your Team

 

 

These short informational videos include whiteboard animations and other tutorials on topics related to this competency.
 

Name

Awareness / Basic

Intermediate

Advanced / Expert

Description: This video introduces the concept of personal accountability, focusing on being proactive and taking on what is within an employee's control.

From Avoidance to Ownership

 

 

You can participate in recorded interactive webinars and complete learning activities in real-time through the offerings below. To complete any webinar, you will need to access and complete all listed learning materials listed for each.


Note: Users will need to disconnect from NMCI or ONE-Net to view YouTube videos.

Name

Awareness / Basic

Intermediate

Advanced / Expert

Description: Learn how team accountability is important to team success.

Accountability: The
"Team" Perspective

On-demand recording:
Option 1 - Open Through YouTube
(URL: youtu.be/ybNImoICo8Y)
Option 2 - Download file directly

Workbook: For both
live and recorded sessions

 

 

Description: In this webinar, you will learn strategies for self-accountability and effective time management, and gain tips and tools to help you implement time management best practices in your daily work.

Accountability: The
"Self" Perspective

On-demand recording:
Option 1 - Open Through YouTube
(URL: youtu.be/mXe1rasw5W4)
Option 2 - Download file directly

Workbook: For both
live and recorded sessions

 

 

Description: Learn how to use an accountability framework to build trust, learn from mistakes, and deliver high quality project!

Building an Accountability
Framework

On-demand recording:
Option 1 - Open Through YouTube
(URL: youtu.be/ZjRFD2ZYLkY)
Option 2 - Download file directly

Workbook: For both
live and recorded sessions

 

 

Description: This webinar covers the topic of personal accountability – what it is, why it’s important, and how it can positively impact the culture of a team or organization. Using the concept of being “on the field” versus “in the stands”, participants will learn the benefits of engaging in a culture of personal accountability and will leave the webinar with practical steps to build and support a culture where employees take ownership of results.

Creating a Culture of Personal
Accountability

On-demand recording:
Option 1 - Open Through YouTube
(URL: youtu.be/n4MXjJVCMjA)
Option 2 - Download file directly

Workbook: For both live and recorded sessions

 

 

Intern Forum #2: Accountability

Slides: For live sessions

Workbook: For both live and recorded sessions

   
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