ONE IN WHICH MEMBERS ARE INTERDEPENDENT ON ONE ANOTHER FOR MEETING GROUP GOALS?
If so, they should also be accountable to one another for working together to achieve those goals, including how they rely on, work with and make decisions together. Yet when you criticise in private for behaviour that occurred in a team meeting or affects the team, you undermine team members’ accountability to one another. You send the message that team members are accountable only to you, not to the team. You also send the entire team the message that they don’t need to hold one another accountable – you’ll do it for them. In short, you shift account-