The most effective way to have both employee empowerment and employee accountability is to make sure your company has stated annual goals and employee objectives supporting those goals.
Does your company establish annual goals that are communicated to all employees?
Does your company have employee objectives that support the company’s annual goals?
If so, are your employee objectives specific, measurable and time-framed?
Are the employee objectives in writing and are they incorporated into the performance appraisal process as well as into the compensation plans?
This is a short, but very important posting. So, give it some very serious thought.
I’d like to hear from you on these important initiatives in running a highly successful business.