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Accountability

Accountability, in terms of ethics and governance, is equated with answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. As in an aspect of governance, it has been central to discussions related to problems in the public sector, nonprofit and private (corporate) and individual contexts. 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.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
32,802
Prior Five Years
9,054
Total Citations
Lifetime
351,889
Prior Five Years
38,827
Total Scholars
Lifetime
26,116
Prior Five Years
20,071

Institutional Rankings

Global (Worldwide)
Academic Institutions
Lifetime
Academic Institutions
Prior Five Years
Non-academic Institutions
Lifetime
#1
United Kingdom
#1
Australia
#1
United States
#2
United Kingdom
#2
United Kingdom
#2
Switzerland
#3
United Kingdom
#3
New Zealand
#3
United States
#4
United Kingdom
#4
Norway
#5
Australia
#5
Finland
#6
United Kingdom
#6
United Kingdom
#7
Australia
#7
United Kingdom
#8
Netherlands
#8
United Kingdom
#9
United Kingdom
#9
Australia
#10
United States
#10
South Africa
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