Enhancing Executive Accountability for Behaviours

Plunkett, Mary M.; Homer, Lori E.; Bellinger, Patricia
June 2007
Organization Development Journal;Summer2007, Vol. 25 Issue 2, pP81
Academic Journal
BP's performance culture has been well engrained throughout the organization for a number of years. In late 2005, the Chief Executive outlined 7 key areas of ‘Behavioural Expectations’ linked to 25% of an individual executive's annual bonus. In addition to measurement challenges, the vision presented the need to quickly inform and align leaders across the global enterprise. This brief paper highlights how these challenges were addressed and offers outcomes from the initial implementation.


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