Gavin Brown

Over the course of my career, my commitment to enabling individual and organizational excellence through leadership development has never wavered. I was fortunate to work with some of the industry's leading organizations, including IMD, Deloitte, Ivey Business School, and UBC Sauder School of Business, to design and deliver custom and open enrollment executive education programs. Today, leading the Niagara Institute, that commitment lives on, only this time our mission is to bring it to the everyday leader.

What Are Responsibility and Accountability in Management?

What does responsibility mean? What does accountability mean? Does your organization treat them as interchangeable terms leaving you wondering what exactly you're being tasked with?

It is important for a manager’s own self-development and the development of their people to have a clear understanding of the difference between accountability and responsibility in the workplace and why they’re important. To help you gain such understanding, let’s start with a definition.