Insights: Accountability

Executives, decision makers, and management in general have a finite amount of “Management Attention Units” (MAUs).  So, what are MAUs anyway?  We use this general term to refer to time used by management to carry out core supervisory duties.  Management’s time – a very valuable and finite commodity.

Professional services firms all have the same operational issue – how to best manage multiple client engagements, simultaneously, while maximizing available resources to deliver on time, as promised.

It has been proven that, if done right, gamification may increase engagement. What about taking these gaming concepts into the workplace to make accountability and the tracking of employee performance more fun?

Many business leaders avoid creating a culture of accountability in the workplace because of the confrontational nature of holding people accountable. It does not have to be that way.

We know that a culture of accountability in the workplace is driven from the top. If leaders fail to do what they say they are going to do, a culture of complacency develops. However, even when this is done, a basic Foundation Framework needs to be in place for accountability to take hold.

Law firms continue to base their entire business model on tracking billable hours. More often than not, clients feel they have little control of what a specific legal proceeding will cost. Why is it so hard for law firms to offer fixed deliverable-based pricing?

Curious about how to set up your CommandHound account alerts to best support productivity and accountability in your office? 

What you do first thing in the morning has a big impact on how you feel about the rest of your day. The secret is to get a quick understanding of what will transpire during the day based on a prioritized list of actions.

The Velocity Retail Group is a full service retail commercial real estate company providing complete retail solutions in tenant and landlord representation, build and buy-to-suit, and investment advisory services.  Velocity Retail is using the power of accountability to make sure things get done. 

At CommandHound, we have been working with our power users to record and share their top tips. Check out their top 10 tips to drive accountability in the workplace here. Now, here is the list of their top 10 warnings or pitfalls to avoid while using a task management software.