Leadership Lessons: Creating Accountability At the Management Level

A few months ago, I wrote a column titled “Top Seven Morale Killers in Your Department” (November 2011). First on the list was “lack of discipline,” and I talked about how morale takes a real hit when you are dragging around a deadweight...


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Leadership is not about position; it’s about your ability to positively influence others. Great leadership requires high levels of accountability. Make sure it exists at every level in your department. When you do, you will begin to see much higher levels of morale and commitment. n