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Module 2: Accountability

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The word "accountable" is the term that implies responsibility for actions and performance: one's own, one's group or even those of the organization as a whole. When we say, "What are you accountable for?" we are saying, "For what and to whom must you answer?" The word "accountable" is employed widely in many contexts - business, government, law, morality, and politics - with similar but varying meanings.