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The fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility,
  1. The fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility
    • - their lack of accountability has corroded public respect

  1. responsibility to someone or for some activity
  2. (accountable) liable to account for one's actions; "governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves"; "fully accountable for what they did"; "the court held the parents answerable for their minor child's acts of vandalism"; "he was answerable to no one"
  3. Accountability is a concept in ethics and governance with several meanings. It is often used synonymously with such concepts as responsibility, answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and other terms associated with the expectation of account-giving. ...
  4. AccountAbility is an independent, global, not-for-profit organisation promoting accountability, sustainable business practices and corporate responsibility. It is a self-managed partnership, governed by its multi-stakeholder network.
  5. The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for; The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property, documents, or funds. ...
  6. (Accountabilities) Areas in which members accept full responsibility for their actions.
  7. (Accountable) Taking responsibility for an action or decision.
  8. (Accountable (also Approver or final Approving Authority)) The one ultimately answerable for the correct and thorough completion of the deliverable or task, and the one from whom Responsible is delegated the work. ...
  9. (accountable) accountabilities and commitments for the delivery of benefits and management of costs are clear.
  10. (accountable) bridging the innovation/corporate strategy gap enables relevant objectives to be defined, challenges diagnosed and process monitored,
  11. Libraries like private sector businesses are increasingly called upon to make all units accountable for results. Growing funds are needed for technology as opposed to only books. ...
  12. In the context of philanthropy, accountability is the philosophy of openness, responsiveness, fairness and trust that an organization exhibits to maintain public trust. (See Transparency).
  13. No Child Left Behind holds schools and school districts accountable for results. Schools are responsible for making sure your child is learning.
  14. Obligation for keeping an accurate record of custodians, documents, and material, not necessarily vested in the person having possession of the items.
  15. being answerable to all stakeholders, including any natural or social systems affected by a business such as customers, employees, and communities
  16. The tricky part of advertising: how to make the product so desirable and enticing without promising too much?
  17. The process through which institutions and individuals are expected to demonstrate the fulfilment of their obligations, including the proper use of public funds.
  18. The responsibility of program staff to provide evidence to stakeholders and sponsors that a program is effective and in conformity with its coverage, service, legal, and fiscal requirements.
  19. Accountability is the requirement, when undertaking an activity, to expressly address the concerns, requirements or perspectives of others.
  20. The concept that users will be held individually responsible for actions they perform in an automated system.
  21. The use of assessment data and other information to assure participants in the educational system that schools are moving in desired directions. ...
  22. is the “active acceptance of the responsibility for the diverse roles, obligations, and actions of the physical therapist including self-regulation and other behaviours that positively influence patient/client outcomes, the profession and the health needs of society.” [29]
  23. preparation and ability to account to the public for the performance of the educational system
  24. The state of being answerable for one's actions as a result of taking professional, legal, ethical, administrative, or personal responsibility.
  25. The extent to which an individual, group, or institution is held responsible for actions or performance, evidence of student learning and achievement, and school improvement.