Teaching smart vs. not LO13563

Walter G. Prevalnig (Prevalnig@compuserve.com)
Fri, 9 May 1997 10:32:09 -0400

Replying to LO13540

Regarding "accountability" Micheal Gort wrote:
>Aren't we really talking about sharing a vision, and being committed
>to learning from every failure so that we can further advance the cause
>towards that shared vision?

Beautifully stated, Micheal. I would like to add this comment if I may.

IMO, accountability might be defined as "an individual's obligation to
learn, balanced by the organization's obligation to be a resource for its

It has been my experience that when leaders understand the ramifications
of that simple statement and work toward its operationalization, our
apparent insatiable need to "fix" people subsides and we begin to focus
upon improvement of the system for the benefit of all.

Best regards to all,

Walter G. Prevalnig

PREVALNIG & ASSOCIATES "Building Learning Organizations"


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