Accountability In The Workplace: Case Study

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Good time management was very necessary so that I could always deliver the tasks on time and also live up to the professional expectations of my colleagues. Time management techniques are really important in an organization, because it will ultimately affect my performance. I had to understand each task that was given to me properly whilst recognizing the issues that could arise with it. This way, I always had a systematic approach to my work, which helped me become more efficient and thus would increase my work productivity. Sometimes when a few tasks were given to me that had to be completed in a short deadline, I had to have good organizational skills so that I could deliver on time. Organization skills helped me plan my work ahead of time …show more content…
Personal accountability is crucial in a workplace as employees are responsible for their work and the performance duties required by the job. This means the employee should fulfill or take further the goals of the organization (Employee Accountability in the Workplace, 2015). To be accountable for the duties I was given, I had to make sure I was present for all my required workplace shifts and more importantly completed all the tasks that were given to me. I had to be consistent in doing the right thing in all aspects pertaining to my job (Employee Accountability in the Workplace, 2015). In my opinion, the two main aspects of personal accountability are prioritization of work and smart goals. Smart goals helped me get more work done and helped measure my own productivity. Prioritizing my work, I always felt I was organized and competent in the tasks I was assigned. Demonstrating accountability at work, helped me become a valuable asset at the organization (Employee Accountability in the Workplace, …show more content…
As it was my first co-op work term, I was given a supporting role in the team. I started by debugging small pieces of code at Essex Energy, and learning about web development techniques such as Microsoft Silverlight and HTML5. Having good professional relationships with team members is a very integral to the success of an organization; this helps the whole team create common goals and be more effective. Working at Essex Energy, I observed the different communication methods they used and adapted accordingly. When I had a problem I could not tackle or troubleshoot I used Skype so that I could go get a quick response, this helped accelerate my work. For updates and debugging questions we generally emailed, which is a really efficient communication practice in an organization. Having good communication skills always helped me enhance my networking abilities. It is really important to understand that everyone on the team brings with them unique technical expertise, knowledge and experience that should be valued by all the team members if the team is to be successful (Being an Effective Team Member, 2015). Listening to team members and making suggestions respectfully is really important working with any team. Being proactive and dependable helped me make myself an effective team member. I always took initiative when I knew there was a task I could do with the skill set I had. I always shared work with my colleagues,

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