Why do employees flee responsibility, and what can you do about it?
The notion of accountability in the workplace is often synonymous with blame, a pathway to punishment when things go awry. It's a particularly paralyzing concept for federal employees, who often report feeling shackled by strict policies, long chains of command, and seemingly endless red tape. They wonder, "How can I be responsible for a project's success when I feel so powerless?"
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