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(of a person, organization, or institution) Required or expected to justify actions or decisions; responsible,
  1. (of a person, organization, or institution) Required or expected to justify actions or decisions; responsible
    • - government must be accountable to its citizens
    • - parents could be held accountable for their children's actions
  2. Explicable; understandable
    • - the delayed introduction of characters' names is accountable, if we consider that names have a low priority

  1. 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"
  2. (accountability) responsibility to someone or for some activity
  3. Having accountability (individuals have accountability); Requiring accountability (property or funds require accountability); Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; Being answerable for; Being liable for; Capable of being accounted for; explicable
  4. (accountability) 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 ...
  5. (accountability) The mechanisms for assessing responsibility for decisions made and actions taken.
  6. (accountability) The notion that people (e.g., students or teachers) or an organization (e.g., a school, school district, or state department of education) should be held responsible for improving student achievement and should be rewarded or sanctioned for their success or lack of success in ...
  7. (Accountability) 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.
  8. (Accountability) the property that ensures that the actions of an entity may be traced uniquely to the entitya
  9. (Accountability) The act of making a group or individual responsible for certain activities or outcomes. For example, managers and executives are accountable for business performance even though they may not actually perform the work.
  10. (Accountability) Obligation to demonstrate that work has been conducted in compliance with agreed rules and standards
  11. (Accountability) ("we fulfill our promises") - Quality is defined by contract. We promise to do certain things and achieve certain goals. If we fulfill our contract, that's good enough.
  12. (Accountability) the result of the process which ensures that health actors take responsibility of what they are obliged to do and are made answerable for their actions.
  13. (Accountability) The process through which institutions and individuals are expected to demonstrate the fulfilment of their obligations, including the proper use of public funds.
  14. (Accountability) The requirement to explain decisions and actions.
  15. (Accountability) The state of being obliged to explain one’s actions, to justify what one does. Accountability requires governments to answer to the citizenry -- to justify the raising of public resources and the purposes for which they are used.
  16. (Accountability) the responsibility you have to the people whom you represent or work with. Being accountable involves listening to their views and continually reporting on what you are doing.
  17. (Accountability) The ownership of conferred responsibilities combined with an obligation to report to a higher authority for the discharge of those responsibilities and the results obtained. (See Achieving Excellence, Treasury Board, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador [St. John's: 2000].)
  18. (Accountability) The property that enables activities on a system to be traced to individuals, who may then be held responsible for their actions.
  19. (Accountability) A system’s capability to determine the actions and behaviors of a single individual within a system and to identify that particular individual. Audit trails and logs support accountability.
  20. (Accountability) having to be responsible for one’s actions and having to accept the consequences of failure to perform as expected
  21. Educational accountability is used in budgeting to tie funding to program performance and also to assess the financial accountability of school district spending through the audit process. ...
  22. (Accountability) Obligation to give an account of an action, whether they engaged in the action or not.
  23. (accountability) Responsibility for student outcomes, generally measured against state standards.
  24. (Accountability) being responsible and answerable to the people. Those who exercise power, whether as governments, as elected representatives or as appointed officials must be accountable to the people.
  25. (Accountability) is the capacity to account for one's actions; or as a representative of one's organization, to account for either your actions or the actions of your organization. ...