10 Ways to Achieve Partner Accountability

CPA Trendlines contributor Marc Rosenberg knows how to be succinct, as well as insightful. Pondering the question of accountability in a CPA firm partnership, he quotes the legendary David Maister, ““If people are not prepared to be held accountable for what they do, it is unlikely they will achieve much.” 

But then he adds his own epigram: “If there are no consequences for failing to achieve a goal, then it is less likely that the goal will be accomplished.”

That said, he presents a new checklist:

The 10 Main Ways that Firms Achieve Partner Accountability