Accountability provides a measuring stick for professionalism. Without certain standards that must be regularly met there exists no accountability and professionalism suffers.
Fortunately, there are viable ways to hold your dental team accountable. For example, hold to pre-decided deadlines, to ensure timeliness. A lack of such mmerely ensures that tasks are shoved to the bottom of the to-do list.
Another way to ensure accountability is to have a non-arbitrary way to measure results to show improvement. For example, if the stated goal is to foster better communication, then there needs to be a yardstick by which that can be measured.
Lastly, for best accountability results, always take time as a team leader to ensure that wanted results are made entirely clear to each team memberm