Holding others accountable. It’s often easier said than done. One executive says she wants to see more accountability, at all levels, in the company and she can’t understand why deadlines are regularly missed. Another leader tells me he is tired of excuses and the blaming that goes round-and-round. Both think that if they hired more accountable folks, the problem would be solved.
What’s the deal? Are we really recruiting people who seem committed, only to have them lose interest once signed on?