TITLE

Because businesses trade on accountability, buck stops here

AUTHOR(S)
Durkin, Karen
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);11/24/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 47, pP25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the idea that accountability is the key to future success. According to the author, accountability gives one the responsibility to correct mistakes, deliver what one guarantees, and celebrate a job well done. Setting expectations for each person in each position, asking for and offering feedback often, and owning the outcome of requiring accountability, whether it is good or bad, are discussed by the author.
ACCESSION #
35620059

 

Related Articles

  • WHEN YOU SQUAWK, THEY LISTEN. Kirkland, Rik // Fortune;4/15/1996, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p8 

    The author reflects on the aim of Fortune's issue that is to guarantee its readers a delighted, provoking, and enlightened publications in the U.S. According to him, the there is a 50 percent increase of letters sent via the postal service than their previous publications. In addition, readers...

  • Guaranteed disgrace. Altmann, Ros // Money Marketing;9/27/2007, p50 

    The author reflects on the effort of the government to rescue the pension victims in Great Britain. According to the author, the unfairness of Prime Minister Gordon Brown's Northern Rock rescue, after abandoning pensioners who had trusted his Government's assurances of safety is disgraceful. The...

  • Success awakenings.  // Corridor Business Journal;2/22/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 31, p12 

    The author reflects on the success that Brewed Awakenings Coffeehouse obtained following the announcement of owner Heather Younker of its troubled condition in Iowa.

  • Best of bosses willing to walk mile in staff's shoes. Jones, Laura // Filipino Post;3/29/2012, p12 

    In this article, the author states that an employer should keep on motivating his employees to achieve success in business.

  • Avoid Being 'Locked In' to the Past.  // Vision Monday;2/13/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, preceding p16 

    The author explains the importance of change in enabling business success, which was emphasized by author Adam Hartung at the Vision Council Executive summit meeting in January 2012.

  • Service with a smile.  // Cabinet Maker;2/12/2010, Issue 5674, p3 

    The author reflects on the importance of a good customer service as a key driver for sales and success in business.

  • Closing the sale--the definitive answers some won't like. Gitomer, Jeffrey // Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/16/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 34, p11 

    The author discusses important factors that salespersons should consider to be able to complete their sales process successfully. He explains that there is no easy and best way to close a sale but there is a better way to understand the whole sale process. He shares that prospective customers...

  • MIG scheme will encourage lenders. Baxter, Nick // Mortgage Strategy;2/2/2009, p14 

    The author reflects on the need for a mortgage indemnity guarantee (MIG) scheme that may encourage lenders in Great Britain. He mentions the government's effort to stay ahead of the crisis through its various initiatives. He notes that there is no noticeable increase in residential mortgage...

  • Achieving Your Potential Can Make Dreams Work. Smith, David J. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/27/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p27 

    The author emphasizes the need for business enterprises to achieve its potential. He believes a business owner must first establish a dream. He cites the by-products of an organization successfully accomplishing an individual's dream. To achieve fulfillment, he claims that people must...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics