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A blog by Leon Oudejans
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Authority vs Responsibility

Self-responsibility

About two months ago, Dutch philosopher René ten Bos wrote an opinion in the Dutch Financial Times: "the myth of self-responsibility". In Dutch: De mythe van de eigen verantwoordelijkheid. It's a well-written opinion. Still, its title bugged me. What's wrong with self-responsibility, if anything? A lack of taking self-responsibility often comes close to...

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Authority without responsibility

One of the key areas in any function, job or role is the match between responsibility, the number of tasks that you need to perform for covering that responsibility, and the authority and means that you need to being able to fulfil your job. Quite often there is a mismatch, like inadequate authority, inadequate means, too many tasks. In...

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