Accountability is a concept in ethics with several meanings. It is often used synonymously with such concepts as answerability, enforcement, responsibility, blameworthiness, liability and other terms associated with the expectation of account-giving. As an aspect of governance, it has been central to discussions related to problems in both the public and private (corporation) worlds.Accountability is defined as "A is accountable to B when A is obliged to inform B about A’s (past or future) actions and decisions, to justify them, and to suffer punishment in the case of eventual misconduct". In leadership roles, accountability is the acknowledgment and assumption of responsibility for actions, products, decisions, and policies including the administration, governance and implementation within the scope of the role or employment position and encompassing the obligation to report, explain and be answerable for resulting consequences.
Accountability a word that is most often used and has several meanings, to give an example is responsibility, blameworthiness, liability and other terms. Accountability can be used is many places such as work, home and even on a battle field, it can also be used for little things for instance "taking a piece of paper from one destination to another" you are responsible for that piece of paper its condition and whether or not it gets to it destination. Or big things such as taking personnel from one destination or another, because you are responsible for there safety and ensuring you have everyone that is traveling with you from start to finish means you are responsible for there warfare.
There are times where I was accountable for personnel, paper work and other things.
Accountability is an important thing to a soldier because it helps him or her to keep track of stuff that is vital to ones and others safety. The U.S. army values soldiers that are accountable for their actions. Being accountable means being...