مجلة القراءة والمعرفة
This study addresses the accountability in its modern concept , where the literature related to accountability shows plurality in the definitions of this term due to the different perspectives of researchers addressing this issue. Accountability refers to the manager's actions as he interrogates the employees about their actions and informs them about the level of his performance by the correct evaluation of these actions. Accountability consists of ( the sources of accountability, the
... ility, the accountability objectives, the accountability criteria, accountability forces, accountability mechanisms ). In order to make changes in behavior and performance, the organization could employ accountability in a positive or negative manner in order to achieve the organization's objectives and maintaining the employees' rights. There are many rules relating to accountability, such as the clarity of the system rules, the consequences of fines, as well as the application of penalties ...etc. By reviewing the literature relating to accountability, we can see that they are various, and that they are based on the entry that the researcher used in addressing accountability as a relationship or a process. The classification of accountability was referred to in terms of : categories of accountability, types of accountability,styles of accountability, dimensions of accountability, as well as relationships of accountability.